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Dubai Export Monitor 
Performance Highlights  

 
                         
                      2010 
 
                      www.dedc.gov.ae 
Abstract   The performance of Dubai trade by product and market during the period 2000‐2009  and UAE  business 
and competitiveness indicators  are summarized below: 

Overall  Trade  

• Direct exports  by value  increased  from 2008‐2009,while imports,re‐exports and free zone trade fell. 

Products’ Performance 

•  The value of exports of nearly 50% of the   EDC target products increased    from 2008 to 2009 while value of 
imports  declined,  typical  products  exhibiting  this  behavior  were:  Sugar,  Cocoa,  Precious  Stones,  and 
Aluminum. 

• Edible Oils &  Fats, Sugar,  Mineral  Fuel,  Printed  Matter and  Aluminum. Exhibited good performance showing 


smaller gaps between exports and imports values over 2000‐2009. 

• Sugar  performance  was  excellent  as  imports  values  declined  sharply  while  exports  increased  at  high 
rate  in  2009.Generally  there  was  a  smaller  gap  between  imports  and  exports  values  for  the  period 
2004‐2007. 

• Typical  products  with  lower  performance  were  Preparations  of  Cereals,  Flours  etc,  Electrical  Machinery  & 
Equipment, and Furniture. These products exhibited large gaps between Imports & exports values, and modest 
or stable growth of exports and re‐exports values for 2000‐2009. 

Diversification: 

Products  with  highly    focused  markets(  i.e  going  to  fewer  markets)  were  :  Meat  &  Fish 
preprations,Sugar,Cocoa,Mineral Fuel,Precious Metals,Iron & Steel. 

• Products  with  fairly  diversified  markets(  i.e  going  to  realtively  larger  number  of  markets) 
were:Furniture,Plastics,Ceramics 

 
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Markets’ Performance (2000‐2009) 

• Dubai exports to 12 out of 271 countries ,included in the study,  increased  from 2008 to 2009, 

• Countries  to  which    both  Dubai  exports    and  re‐exports  increased  from  2008  to  2009  were 
Brazil,,France and Saudi Arabia & Qatar. 

• Top countries by growth of value of Dubai exports to them (2000‐2009) were: Switzerland, Brazil ,and Egypt & 
Saudi Arabia. 

• Top countries by value of exports from Dubai were: India, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. 

• Top  countries  by  growth  of  value      exports  from  Free  Zone  (2000‐2009)  were:  Brazil  China,  Switzerland  , 
Argentina. 

• Top countries by export value from Free Zone were: Saudi Arabia, India, Kuwait, and Qatar. 

• Countries to which  relatively larger number of products were exported from Dubai  ( i.e.  had diversified export 
portfolio )were :Egypt and Kazakhstan   . 

• Countries  to  which  relatively  larger  number  of  products  were  exported  from  Free  Zone  (i.e.      had  diversified 
export portfolio )were: Egypt, Kuwait, Pakistan and Russia . 

• Top countries by deficit in world trade balance in 2008(Imports exceeded exports) were: USA, UK, India, France 
& Egypt.. 

• Top countries, among target counties, by annual growth in world imports during 2004‐2008 were: Qatar, Russia, 
Kazkhastan, India, and Brazil. This is an indicator of the potential for Dubai exports to these target markets. 

• Top  countries,  among  target  countries,  by  share  in world  imports  in  2008  were:  USA,  Germany,  China,  Japan, 
and France. 

• According  to  Economist  Intelligence  Unit(EIU),top  countries,  among  target  countries,  by  average    forecasted 
growth of real GDP 2010‐2014, are: Qatar, China, India, Indonesia, Egypt ,Brazil and top countries by projected 

                                                            
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population are: China, India, USA, Indonesia, Brazil.  This an indication of market potential. 

• Possible promising new markets for Dubai are: Qatar, Egypt, Brazil, Russia, Kazakhstan 

Business and competitiveness indicators 

• According  to  Doing  Business  Report  of  the  World  Bank,  UAE      Rank  in  Trade  Across  Borders,  improved 
significantly from 13 to 5 out of 183 economies. 

• According to Global Competitiveness Report (2010) UAE Foreign Market Index rank has moved up from 32 in 
2008‐2009 to 35 in 2009‐2010 out of 133 economies. 

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Contents 
 
Section 1: Products Performance 
I. Top products traded ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ 8 

II. Growth ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ 9 

III. Destinations ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ 29 

Section 2: Markets Performance 
I. Top markets ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ 33 

II. Growth ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ 36 

III. Diversification ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ 72 

IV. Global trade indicators ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐126 

V. Market Growth Indicators ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ 127 

Section 3: Business & Competitiveness indicators 

 
 

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Section 1: Products Performance 
 

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Total Trade 
Imoorts  declined  sharply  in  2009  ,however  exports    continued  to  increase  and  re‐exports  slightly 
dipped,indicative of  a shrink in the local demand.Free zone imports and  exports dipped . 

Fig 1 

Fig 2 

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I. Top products 
Direct Trade 

Top Traded Products (2009) 
The two major Dubai imports in 2009 were Precious Metal & Machinery, these two products  accounted for 
28%  and  12%  of  direct  imports  respectively.  Values  of  other  imported  products  were  relatively  small,  each 
product  accounting  for  less  10%  of  the  total  value  of  imports.  Direct  exports,  unlike  direct  imports,  were 
largely skewed to one product (Precious Metal), the latter constituting 62% of the total value of exports, while 
other products contributed less than 10% each of total exports. 

Fig 3 

IMPORT
HS Chapter & Description Weight (Kg) Value (Dhs)
Direct Imports by 
71 PEARLS, PRECIOUS OR SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES, PRECIOUS METALS, 6,992,427 88,211,709,088
Value(2009)
84 NUCLEAR REACTORS, BOILERS, MACHINERY ; PARTS THEREOF 915,316,222 37,430,114,282
85 ELECTRICAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT AND PARTS THEREOF 776,649,422 33,473,238,585
87 VEHICLES OTHER THAN RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY ROLLING-STOCK, AN 786,905,149 20,628,197,468
88 AIRCRAFT, SPACECRAFT AND PARTS THEREOF 4,711,377 10,408,422,690 OTHE 71
73 ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL 1,309,490,138 8,182,055,191
RS 28%
30%
72 IRON AND STEEL 3,295,416,412 7,714,517,948 10
39 PLASTICS AND ARTICLES THEREOF 869,320,559 5,806,346,526 2%
33 ESSENTIAL OILS AND RESINOIDS,PERFUMERY, COSMETIC OR TOILETP 144,561,392 5,459,191,319 33 85
10 CEREALS 1,972,544,980 5,155,934,171 2% 84
10%
12%
OTHERS 21,112,224,029 96,049,833,623 39 72 73 88 87
GRAND TOTAL 31,194,132,107 318,519,560,891 2% 2% 3%3% 6%

Fig 4 

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EXPORT
HS Chapter & Description Weight (Kg) Value (Dhs) Direct Exports by Value( 
71 PEARLS, PRECIOUS OR SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES, PRECIOUS METALS, 297,050 32,891,058,678 73 2009)
OTHE
39 PLASTICS AND ARTICLES THEREOF 541,207,465 2,626,726,163 1%
RS
27 MINERAL FUELS.MINERAL OILS, BITUMINOUS SUBSTANCES, MINERAL 455,941,213 2,134,546,344 69 14%
74
17 SUGARS AND SUGAR CONFECTIONERY 878,645,520 1,683,665,182 49
1%
1%
72 IRON AND STEEL 1,249,910,757 1,354,996,406
2%
76 ALUMINIUM AND ARTICLES THEREOF 203,816,147 1,320,315,457 7276
3%3%
49 PRINTED BOOKS.NEWS PAPER.PICTURES, MANUSCRIPTS.TYPESCRIPT 12,803,756 832,904,128
17
69 CERAMIC PRODUCTS 525,304,240 771,731,473 71
3%
74 COPPER AND ARTICLES THEREOF 75,804,751 757,515,476 63%
27
73 ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL 112,830,095 669,074,48139
4%
OTHERS 2,125,065,505 7,377,569,364 5%
GRAND TOTAL 6,181,626,500 52,420,103,151

Fig 5 

HS Chapter & Description Weight (Kg) Value (Dhs) Direct Re‐exports by Value


71 PEARLS, PRECIOUS OR SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES, PRECIOUS METALS, 1,740,048 45,438,135,620
87 VEHICLES OTHER THAN RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY ROLLING-STOCK, AN 618,779,463 13,005,310,378
84 NUCLEAR REACTORS, BOILERS, MACHINERY ; PARTS THEREOF 460,200,256 12,007,811,801
85 ELECTRICAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT AND PARTS THEREOF 253,231,925 11,179,873,312 62 OTHERS
73
88 AIRCRAFT, SPACECRAFT AND PARTS THEREOF 3,497,871 4,215,754,623 40 1% 1% 19% 71
54 MAN-MADE FILAMENTS 192,619,384 3,242,740,399 1% 39%
10 CEREALS 550,843,438 1,929,423,752 10
40 RUBBER AND ARTICLES THEREOF 166,316,274 1,787,069,386 2%
85
73 ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL 192,535,246 1,417,219,515 54 9% 84 87
88
62 ARTICLES OF APPAREL AND CLOTHING ACCESSORIES, NOT KNITTED 106,562,734 1,359,276,580 3% 10% 11%
4%
OTHERS 3,809,551,856 21,976,214,302
GRAND TOTAL 6,355,878,496 117,558,829,670  

Free Zone (2009) 
 

Free Zone imports were mainly Electrical Equipment and Machinery, these two products accounted for 50% of 
total  imports.  Exports  were  also  constituted  mainly  from  these  two  products;  the  two  together  contributed 
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47% of total exports. This structure is quite similar to the imports structure, implying that most of FZ imports 
were re‐exported. 

Fig 6 
HS Chapter Description Weight (Kg) Value (Dhs)
85 ELECTRICAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT AND PARTS THEREOF 236,598,381 30,779,907,555 39   FZ Exports by Value(2009)
84 NUCLEAR REACTORS, BOILERS, MACHINERY ; PARTS THEREOF 359,306,808 24,660,701,186 1%  
71 PEARLS, PRECIOUS OR SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES, PRECIOUS METALS, C
27 MINERAL FUELS.MINERAL OILS, BITUMINOUS SUBSTANCES, MINERAL W
403,965
4,951,521,938
12,597,161,327
10,306,664,601 33    
73

87 VEHICLES OTHER THAN RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY ROLLING-STOCK, AND PA 191,545,726 3,862,346,607


2%  
2% OTHERS
16%
85
28%
24 TOBACCO, MANUFA CTURED TOBACCO SUBSTITUTES 67,611,532 3,728,653,472 90
3% 24 
90 OPTICAL, PHOTOGRAPHIC, CINEMATOGRAPHIC 8,573,610 3,319,058,080
3%
33 ESSENTIAL OILS AND RESINOIDS,PERFUMERY, COSMETIC OR TOILETPR 36,048,814 2,031,859,723 87  84
73 ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL 205,373,226 1,824,797,183 3%
39 PLASTICS AND ARTICLES THEREOF 178,600,903 1,348,771,422 27  71
11%
22%
9%
OTHERS 1,128,915,762 17,581,244,117
GRAND TOTAL 7,364,500,664 112,041,165,273

Fig 7 
HS Chapter Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)
85 ELECTRICAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT AND PARTS THEREOF 374,484,332 39,622,258,292 FZ Imports by Value (2009)
84 NUCLEAR REACTORS, BOILERS, MACHINERY ; PARTS THEREOF 446,880,245 29,156,794,681
71 PEARLS, PRECIOUS OR SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES, PRECIOUS METALS, C 699,373 21,264,978,578
27 MINERAL FUELS.MINERAL OILS, BITUMINOUS SUBSTANCES, MINERAL W 5,747,041,148 12,452,262,207 39
33  OTHERS 85
87 VEHICLES OTHER THAN RAILWAY OR TRAMWAY ROLLING-STOCK, AND PA 313,190,233 7,216,034,691 2% 
1% 26%
73  19%
90 OPTICAL, PHOTOGRAPHIC, CINEMATOGRAPHIC  11,678,625 3,707,552,852
2%  24 
24 TOBACCO, MANUFA CTURED TOBACCO SUBSTITUTES 68,405,486 3,082,614,567
2% 90
73 ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL 288,436,793 2,308,513,582 84
2% 87
33 ESSENTIAL OILS AND RESINOIDS,PERFUMERY, COSMETIC OR TOILETPR 83,003,792 2,219,185,503 71 19%
5%
39 PLASTICS AND ARTICLES THEREOF 392,121,068 2,148,221,910 27 14%
OTHERS  4,440,103,087 28,919,561,172 8%
GRAND TOTAL 12,166,044,182 152,097,978,034

II. Growth 
Direct Trade 

• Generally most of the products imports declined in 2009, while exports increased. Typical products in 
this category were: Sugar, Cocoa, Precious Stones, and Aluminum. 

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• Further  we  note  that  there  was  a  smaller  gap  between  imports  and  exports  for  some  products 
indicative  of  exports  international  competitiveness  .Typical  such  products  were:  Edible  Oils  &  Fats, 
Sugar,  Mineral  Fuel,  Printed  Matter  and  Aluminum.  In  case  of  Aluminum,  exports  exceeded  imports 
starting from 2000 however fell below imports in 2005 and continued to decline sharply. 

• Sugar  performance  was  excellent  as  imports  declined  sharply  while  exports  increased  at  high rate  in 
2009.Generally  there  was  a  smaller  gap  between  imports  and  exports  for  the  period  2004‐2007.Re‐
exports remained small and sable in value and growth. 

• For Mineral Fuels ,imports increased at high rate since 2004 and even continued  to do so in 2009 at 
even  higher    rate  than  in  2007‐2008,  while  exports    increased  but    declined  in  2009  .This  situation 
implies  that  the local demand has increased in value, probably due to increase in fuel prices . 

• The performance of Paper & Paper Products exports was fairly modest, exports and re‐exports values 
and growth rates were small compared to imports.   

• Other products with typical modest performance were Ceramics and Articles of Iron & Steel. 

• Ceramic imports increased significantly since 2004 but declined in 2009, while exports increased since 
2004  but  remained  somewhat  stable  in  2007‐2009,  sustaining  a  large  gap  between  imports  and 
exports.  Imports  of  Articles  of  Iron  &  Steel  increased  sharply  since  2004  but  declined  in  2009,  while 
exports and re‐exports were small in value and modest in growth. 

• Iron and Steel exports exceeded re‐exports since 2004 and continued to grow however it witnessed a 
small decline in 2009.Both exports and re‐exports were of similar order during the period up to 2007. 

• Typical  products  with  lower  export  performance  were  Preparations  of  Cereals,  Flours  etc,  Electrical 
Machinery  &  Equipment,  and  Furniture.  These  products  exhibited  large  gaps  between  Imports  & 
exports, and modest or stable growth of exports and re‐exports. 

 
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HS Section Performance 

15 ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE FATS, OILS AND WAXES; PREPARED EDIBLE FA


Fig 8 

16 PREPARATIONS OF MEAT, OF FISH, OF CRUSTACEANS.MOLLUSCS.OTHER

Fig 9 

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17 SUGARS AND SUGAR CONFECTIONERY


Fig 10 

18 COCOA, COCOA PREPARATIONS


Fig  11 

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19 PREPARATIONS OF CEREALS, FLOUR, STARCH, MILK;PASTRYCOOKS' PR


Fig 12 

27 MINERAL FUELS.MINERAL OILS, BITUMINOUS SUBSTANCES, MINERAL W


Fig 13 
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39 PLASTICS AND ARTICLES THEREOF


Fig 14 

48 PAPER AND PAPERBOARD;ARTICLESOF PAPER PULP,OF PAPER OR OF PA


Fig 15 

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49 PRINTED BOOKS.NEWS PAPER.PICTURES, MANUSCRIPTS.TYPESCRIPTS,


Fig 16 

69 CERAMIC PRODUCTS

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71 PEARLS, PRECIOUS OR SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES, PRECIOUS METALS,


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 Where imports and exports/re‐exports gap is very large a unified scale does not allow  a clear interpretation of trends ,hence   it is  
found to be more convenient  to show separate graphs for imports and  for exports/re‐exports. 

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Fig 19 

72 IRON AND STEEL


Fig 20 

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Fig 21 

73 ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL


Fig 22 

76 ALUMINIUM AND ARTICLES THEREOF

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85 ELECTRICAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT AND PARTS THEREOF


Fig 24 

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Free Zone 
 

• In some cases  Free Zone exports exceeded imports, typical examples are  Ediblle Oils & Fats and Meat 
Preprations.The reason  would be that imports may have  undergone some  value addition. 

• Generally both imports and exports declined in 2009 .In few cases ,however,exports increased in 2009 
.Typical examples  of  the increase in exports  in2008‐ 2009were  Aluminum , Electrical Machinery and 
Ceramics. 

• The  Free  Zone  trade    value      of  Sugar    was  small  during  2003‐2006,but  in  2009    imports  increased 
sharply while  exports  remained stable . 

• Imoports  and  exports  of  the  FZ    remained  almost  equal  in  value  for  for  some  products  during      the 
period 2000‐2008 ,typical examples were:Electrical Machinery,Aluminum,and Mineral Fuel,suggesting 
that  trade of these products was mainly import and re‐export business with minimal  FZ  processsing. 
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HS 76 FZ Trade
1,000
Millions

900
800
700
600
500
400 Import  AED
300 Export AED
200
100
0

 
 
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HS 85  FZ Trade
45,000
Millions

40,000
35,000
30,000
25,000
20,000 Import  AED
15,000 Export AED
10,000
5,000
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III. Destinations 
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The table below shows top  direct export destinations in 2009 which received about 50% of the value of the 
corresponding  product.The  objective  is  to  show  to  what  extent  are  the  markets  for  a  specific  chapter  are 
diversified .Products with limited markets may be focused on expand into new markets. 

As  we  can  see  products  with  highly  focused  markets  were  :  Meat&  Fish  preprations,Sugar,Cocoa,Mineral 
Fuel,Precious Metals,Iron & Steel. 

Products with fairly diversified markets were:Furniture,Plastics,Ceramics. 

Table 1 

Product  Top destinations received 
50% of product  by value 

IRAN 
15  ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE FATS, OILS AND WAXES; PREPARED EDIBLE FA  DJIBOUTI 
 

SINGAPORE 
PAKISTAN 
 

16  PREPARATIONS OF MEAT, OF FISH, OF CRUSTACEANS.MOLLUSCS.OTHER  SAUDI ARABIA


 

17  SUGARS AND SUGAR CONFECTIONERY  PAKISTAN 


 
IRAQ 
 

18  COCOA, COCOA PREPARATIONS  SAUDI ARABIA


 

ANGOLA 
19  PREPARATIONS OF CEREALS, FLOUR, STARCH, MILK;PASTRYCOOKS' PR 
 
MOROCCO 
YEMEN 
SOMALIA 
MOZAMBIQUE 
SOUTH AFRICA 
 
AUSTRALIA 
MINERAL  JEBEL ALI F.Z.3
FUELS.MINERAL OILS,  YEMEN 
27  BITUMINOUS   

SUBSTANCES, 
 
MINERAL W 
39  PLASTICS AND ARTICLES THEREOF  ITALY 
 

INDIA 
IRAN 
EGYPT 
BELGIUM 
                                                            
3
  Jebel Ali FZ is reported as a destination in the official external  trade statistics. All the data are reported as per external trade 
statistics format. 

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ROMANIA 
GERMANY 

PAPER AND PAPERBOARD;ARTICLESOF PAPER  PAKISTAN 
48 
PULP,OF PAPER OR OF PA  KENYA 
 

IRAN 
JEBEL ALI F.Z. 
SUDAN 
AFGHANISTAN 
 

PRINTED BOOKS.NEWS PAPER.PICTURES,  SAUDI ARABIA 
49 
 
MANUSCRIPTS.TYPESCRIPTS,P  IRAN 
IRAQ 
PAKISTAN 
KUWAIT 
 

69  CERAMIC PRODUCTS  GERMANY 


 
MOROCCO 
FRANCE 
BELGIUM 
UK (UNITED 
KINGDOM) 
NETHERLANDS 
SYRIA 
PAKISTAN 
 

INDIA 
71  PEARLS, PRECIOUS OR SEMI‐PRECIOUS STONES, PRECIOUS METALS, C   

72  IRON AND STEEL  INDIA 


 
 
73  ARTICLES OF IRON OR STEEL  USA 
 
SINGAPORE 
LIBYA 
UK (UNITED 
KINGDOM) 
PAKISTAN 
 

76  ALUMINIUM AND ARTICLES THEREOF  INDIA 


 
JEBEL ALI F.Z. 
IRAN 
 

85  ELECTRICAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT AND PARTS THEREOF  NETHERLANDS 


 
JEBEL ALI F.Z. 
HONG KONG 
IRAN 
 

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FURNITURE; BEDDING, MATTRESSES, 
94  ALGERIA 
CUSHIONS; LAMPS & LIGHTING F 
 
IRAN 
USA 
KUWAIT 
PAPUA NEWGUINEA 
AFGHANISTAN 
INDIA 
UK (UNITED 
KINGDOM) 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Section 2: Markets Performance 
       
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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I. Top Markets 
Direct Trade 
1. Top imports in 2009 were from India,China,and USA,accounting for 36% of total direct exports while   
other imports sources were fairly variable ,with  the top other 7 countries accounting for only 27% of 
total  value direct exports.  

2. Direct export destinations were lead by India with a share of 41% while Switzerland remained high  in 
the  list  in  2008  and    2009  .Simialr  to  imports,other  destinations  accounted  for  few  percenatges 
each.Further,it is noted that most of the destinations were  regional countries. 

3. Direct  re‐exports  destinations  were    less  concentarted  than  than  the  destinations    of  exports  ,  India 
,Iran and Iraq taking  the main shares.  

4. Unlike exports,direct re‐export  destinations included countries outside the region. 

Fig 42 

Country Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

INDIA 3,848,948,595 46,105,192,844


CHINA 6,647,182,356 42,307,787,374
USA 875,280,922 27,826,257,338
GERMANY 814,698,336 17,666,827,541
JAPAN 953,255,346 16,313,385,849
UK (UNITED KINGDOM) 348,589,813 14,414,373,704
ITALY 486,644,016 11,490,946,170
MALAYSIA 453,759,083 8,714,254,142
SOUTH KOREA 814,031,235 8,573,153,997
FRANCE 286,935,970 8,399,389,745
OTHERS 15,664,806,435 116,707,992,186
GRAND TOTAL 31,194,132,107 318,519,560,891

 
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Fig 43 

Country Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

INDIA 1,277,947,649 21,316,628,584


SWITZERLAND 1,661,041 8,726,779,079
SAUDI ARABIA 91,427,758 2,095,359,161
PAKISTAN 882,056,596 1,734,473,163
IRAN 188,752,542 1,488,044,628
4
JEBEL ALI F.Z. 220,957,878 1,483,393,909
NEPAL 1,286,323 992,597,446
KUWAIT 137,283,276 896,558,129
IRAQ 260,126,501 805,081,017
ITALY 158,719,857 734,218,537
OTHERS 2,961,407,079 12,146,969,499
GRAND TOTAL 6,181,626,500 52,420,103,151

Fig 44 

Country Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

INDIA 405,064,827 24,013,738,656


IRAN 1,762,904,929 21,308,948,603
IRAQ 549,897,079 10,299,593,951
JEBEL ALI F.Z. 92,139,928 5,391,637,288
SWITZERLAND 899,293 4,022,877,714
HONG KONG 10,915,165 3,856,111,247
SAUDI ARABIA 238,815,757 3,339,526,251
AFGHANISTAN 24,703,052 3,172,999,351
BELGIUM 9,645,096 3,081,190,180
LIBYA 185,192,585 2,996,892,336
OTHERS 3,075,700,785 36,075,314,092
GRAND TOTAL 6,355,878,496 117,558,829,670

                                                            
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Free Zone Trade 
Free Zone imports ,  were from same sources as direct trade imports:mainly China ,India and USA. FZ Exports 
destiiantions were also similar to the destinations of  direct exports. 

Fig 45 

Country
Weight (Kg) Value (AED)
Description
CHINA 866,962,438 32,437,477,864
INDIA 1,436,366,825 13,894,699,223
USA 466,319,749 12,754,776,067
JAPAN 407,750,031 8,542,927,180
UK (UNITED
134,029,203 7,179,283,627
KINGDOM)
SOUTH KOREA 277,911,089 6,555,305,887
GERMANY 245,784,521 5,129,034,142
FRANCE 236,845,341 4,666,468,261
MALAYSIA 144,381,688 4,293,560,680
HUNGARY 11,944,628 4,048,668,207
OTHERS 7,937,748,671 52,595,776,895
GRAND TOTAL 12,166,044,182 152,097,978,034

 
Fig 46 

Country Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)


IRAN 2,777,545,421 20,663,420,338
SAUDI ARABIA 395,521,588 15,113,423,759
IRAQ 813,153,398 9,414,962,969
INDIA 230,033,580 6,889,148,442
KUWAIT 67,826,162 3,755,107,261
QATAR 85,112,874 3,627,108,961
PAKISTAN 456,550,635 3,101,772,879
EGYPT 63,151,884 3,051,121,209
HONG KONG 10,649,643 2,579,499,235
BELGIUM 7,562,887 2,345,266,696
OTHERS 2,457,392,593 41,500,333,524
GRAND TOTAL 7,364,500,664 112,041,165,273

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II. Growth 
Direct Trade 
The table below summarizes the performance  of Dubai direct exports to the target markets.The  following are 
the salient conclusions: 

1. Top countries by export growth(2000‐2009) were Switzerland,Brazil ,Egypt & Saudi Arabia. 

2. Top countries by total trade value  were were India ,China,USA,Switzerland and Germany. 

3. Top countries by value of exports were India,Switzerland,Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. 

4. Countries to which  exports and re‐exports increased from 2008 to 2009 were Brazil,,France and Saudi 
Arabia & Qatar 

Table 2 
Growth 2000-2008 Trend 2008-2009
Total Trade
Imports Exports Re-exports Value Export Value import export re-export
Argentina 29% 17% 21% 518,597,189 2,663,317 D D D
AUSTRALIA 28% 33% 32% 5,719,633,947 204,593,494 D D G
BAHRAIN 21% 18% 28% 3,034,139,279 519,226,620 D G D
BRAZIL 34% 85% 34% 2,611,486,300 34,597,751 D G G
CANADA 27% 12% 47% 3,346,303,995 48,889,190 D D D
CHINA 30% 14% 52% 43,122,922,630 282,800,894 D D D
EGYPT 28% 70% 19% 2,916,978,358 545,367,095 G D D
FRANCE 7% 17% 22% 9,144,439,830 182,110,102 D G G
GERMANY 28% 5% 15% 18,572,137,629 326,431,531 D G D
INDIA 32% 78% 54% 91,435,560,085 21,316,628,584 D G D
INDONESIA 13% -2% 21% 3,934,886,488 79,712,359 D D G
ITALY 21% 11% 30% 12,864,262,120 734,218,537 D G D
JAPAN 22% -18% 7% 16,586,380,138 51,908,694 D D G
KAZAKHSTAN 69% 33% 31% 302,294,188 14,208,968 G D D
KUWAIT 23% 40% 11% 3,210,712,689 896,558,129 G D D
OMAN 106% 3% 16% 4,097,723,421 161,251,944 D G D
PAKISTAN 23% 32% 21% 8,694,194,345 1,734,473,163 G G D
QATAR 31% 43% 26% 2,590,819,826 333,055,140 G G D
RUSSIA 43% 12% 19% 2,027,082,150 43,600,809 D G D
SAUDI ARABIA 30% 45% 12% 7,746,756,015 2,095,359,161 D G G
SOUTH AFRICA 62% 44% 45% 2,284,365,922 291,635,782 D G D
SOUTH KOREA 15% -13% 19% 8,785,335,743 101,182,627 D D G
SWITZERLAND 48% 91% 70% 21,127,210,339 8,726,779,079 D G D
THAILAND 22% 12% 32% 6,179,471,411 228,878,095 D D D
UK (UNITED KINGDOM) 20% 13% 10% 15,834,009,799 358,900,025
USA 28% -1% 18% 31,010,835,533 596,740,032 D D G
D: Decline, G : Growth

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Argentina 
Fig 47 

 
 
Fig 48 

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Australia 
Fig 49 

 
 

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Fig 50 

 
 

 
Bahrain 
Fig 51 

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Brazil 
Fig 52 

 
 

Fig 53 

 
 

 
Canada 
Fig 54 

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Fig 55 

 
 

 
 
 
China 
Fig 56 

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Fig 57 

 
 

Egypt 
Fig 58 

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France 
Fig 59 

 
Fig 60 

Germany 
Fig 61 
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Fig 62 

India 
Fig 63 

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Indonesia 

Fig 64 

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Fig 65 

 
Italy 

Fig 66 

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Fig 67 

 
Japan 

Fig 68 

50 | P a g e  

 
 

 
Fig 69 

 
Kazakhstan 

Fig 70 

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Fig 71 

 
 

Kuwait 

52 | P a g e  

 
Fig 72 

Oman 
Fig 73 

 
Fig 74 

 
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Pakistan 

Fig 75 

 
Fig 76 

 
 

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Qatar 

Fig 77 

 
 

 
Fig 78 

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Russia 

Fig 79 

 
Fig 80 

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Saudi Arabia 

Fig 81 

 
Fig 82 
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South Africa 

Fig 83 

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Fig 84 

 
South Korea 

Fig 85 

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Fig 86 

Switzerland 
Fig 87 

Thailand 
Fig 88 

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Fig 89 

 
UK 

Fig 90 

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Fig 91 

 
 
USA 

Fig 92 

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Fig 93 

 
 

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Free Zone Trade 

Free Zone trade characteristics  are depicted in the table below.The folowing points could be concluded: 

1. Top countries by  value total trade were:China,India,Saudi Arabia,USA. 

2. Top countries by export growth 2000‐2009 were:Brazil China,Switzerland , Argentina. 

3. Top countries by export value were: Saudia Arabia,India,Kuwait,Qatar. 

4.  Qatar was the only country among the target countries  to which  both exports & re‐exports increased 
in 2008‐2009. 

Table 3 

Growth 2000-2009 Trend 2008-2009


Total Trade
Imports Exports Value Export Value import export
Argentina 4% 49% 162,393,156 80,552,811 D D
AUSTRALIA 52% 24% 2,603,054,333 354,042,171 D G
BAHRAIN 28% 11% 1,817,026,212 1,505,005,026 D G
BRAZIL 16% 84% 3,570,627,397 141,955,358 G D
CANADA 25% 8% 973,588,374 296,197,249 D G
CHINA 44% 52% 33,242,092,534 804,614,670 D G
EGYPT 24% 27% 3,302,850,716 3,051,121,209 D D
FRANCE 22% 19% 5,339,175,337 672,707,075 D G
GERMANY 34% 19% 5,836,901,133 707,866,991 D D
INDIA 35% 42% 20,783,847,664 6,889,148,442 G D
INDONESIA 19% 2% 1,550,033,305 96,053,506 D D
ITALY 28% 26% 2,788,481,150 178,300,864 D D
JAPAN 19% 5% 8,687,003,369 144,076,189 D G
KAZAKHSTAN 19% 36% 720,061,679 713,049,154 D D
KUWAIT 1% 17% 3,990,853,525 3,755,107,261 G D
OMAN 43% 1% 982,659,834 674,712,983 G D
PAKISTAN 16% 15% 3,444,798,448 3,101,772,879 D G
QATAR 47% 21% 4,267,442,971 3,627,108,961 G G
RUSSIA 32% 2% 1,218,708,013 165,451,841 D D
SAUDI ARABIA 51% 21% 17,030,749,810 15,113,423,759 D G
SOUTH AFRICA 38% 28% 1,987,732,551 614,952,004 D D
SOUTH KOREA 25% -3% 6,714,372,591 159,066,705 D D
SWITZERLAND 62% 52% 4,808,716,381 1,205,450,246 D G
THAILAND 26% 34% 3,308,853,954 116,126,601 D D
UK (UNITED
KINGDOM) 23% 20% 8,478,648,246 1,299,364,620 D D
USA 29% 15% 14836852381 2082076314 D D
Key
D: Decline G:: Growth

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Argentina 
Fig 94 

 
 

 
Australia 
Fig 95 

 
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Bahrain 
Fig 96 

 
Brazil 
Fig 97 

 
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Canada 
Fig 98 

 
 

 
China 
Fig 99 

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Egypt 
Fig 100 

 
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France 
Fig 101 

 
 

Germany 
Fig 102 

 
India 
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Fig 103 

 
 
 
Indonesia 
Fig 104 

 
 

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Italy 
Fig 105 

 
Japan 
Fig 106 

 
 

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Kazakhstan  
Fig 107 

 
 
 
Kuwait 
Fig 108 

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Oman 
Fig 109 

 
Pakistan 
Fig 110 

 
 
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Fig 111 

 
 
Russia 
Fig 112 

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Saudi Arabia 
Fig 113 

 
 
 
South Africa 
Fig 114 

 
 
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South Korea 
Fig 115 

 
 
 
Switzerland 
Fig 116 

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Thailand 
Fig 117 

 
 
UK 
Fig 118 

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USA 
Fig 119 

 
 
III. Diversfication 
Direct Trade 

1. The top 10 products  exports to target countries by HS 8 digits  are reported in table 6. 

2. Table  4    below    summarizes  the  products  tthat  accounted  for  50%  of  the  value  of  exports  to  aech 
country    to  indicate    relative  diversification  .  We  can  see  that    Dubai  direct  exports  to:  Egypt  and 
Kazakhstan were the most diversified exports.Other countries did not vary much in the diversification 
of the product portfolio exported to them. 

3. Fz exports to Egypt,Kuwait,Pakistan and Russia were also the most diveified exports. 

Table 4 

Summary of Main  Direct Exported 

Products to Target Countries(2009) 
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Market Product Diversification Indicators 

Country  Products accounting for 50% of Dubai direct  exports to the country

Argentina  1)Synthetic filament yarn 

Australia  1)Carboys/Bottles2)Scaffolding/Shuttering 3)Woven fabrics4) Ceramics 

Bahrain  1) Ingots of Gold,2)Lubricants 

Brazil  1)Unsaturated polyster in primary form 

Canada  1) Articles of gold & jwelery2)Ceramics3) Sugar 

China  1)Copper2) Synthetic Filament  Yarn 3)Ingots of Gold 

Egypt  1)Gold2)plastic films3) Toilet soap4)Juices5)Chocolates6),Laminated plastic sheets7)PET in 
primary form8)Ceramics9)Non‐areated beverages with fruit flavou10)Sheet glass. 

France  1)Ceramics2)Printed Matte3)PET in primary form. 

Germany  1)Ceramic2)PET in primary form3)Ingots of Gold. 

India  1) Ingots of Gold. 

Italy  1)Pet in primary form. 

Japan  1)Pasta2)Optical Media3) Synthetic Yarn4)Natural mineral water. 

Kazakhstan  1)Epoxide resin 2)Screws & bolts,gaskets ,washers made of rubbe3)Articles of aluminum 
4) Tableware of glass ceramics5)Other glassware 6)Boat fenders of rubber. 

Kuwait  1) Ingots of gold 2)Articles of jwelery3) Sugar 4)Lubricants. 

Oman  1)Bars & rods of aluminum 2)Chocolates 3)Ingots of gold. 

Pakistan  1) Sugar 2)Waste & scrap of Iron. 

Qatar  1) Ingots of gold  2) Articles of jwelery 

Russia  1)Ingots of gold 2)Synthetic yarn. 

Saudia Arabia  1)Ingots of gold 2) Milk & Cream. 

South Africa  1) Gold 2)PET in primary form. 

South Korea  1)Aluminum waste& scrap 2) Sheet glass  3)Copper waste & scrap. 

Switzerland  1) Ingots of gold 

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Thailand  1)Oil cake 2) Articles of jewelry 

USA  1)Nails of Iron & Steel 2)Articles of gold 3)Woven fabric 4) Synthetic filament yarn. 

Table 5 

Summary of Main  Exports by Free Zone 

to Target Countries(2009) 

Market Product Diversification Indicators 

Country  Products accounting for 50% of Dubai FZ  exports to the country 

Argentina  1) Organic Compounds 

Australia  2)Parts for boring or sinking machinery. 

3)Survey instruments and Appratus. 

Bahrain  1)Portable automatic data processing machines 2) Telephones for cellular machines 3) Articles of 
gold & Jwelery 4) Parts & accessories of machines 5) Wrist watches6)Men’s and Boys’ shirts 7) 
Medical solutions 8)Perfumes & toilet waters 9) Wrist watches not electrically operated. 

Brazil  1) Non‐industrial diamonds2) Organic compouns 3) Parts of telephone sets 4)Plates/sheets 
of polyester. 

Canada  1)Engine fuel 

China  1) Unwrought aluminum ,not alloyes 2) Parts for boring or sinking machinery 3)Engine fuel 
4) Unwrought aluminum,alloyed 

Egypt  1) Portable automatic data processing machines 2)Storage units 3) Cellular telephones 4)Parts & 
accessories of machines 5) Parts for boring or sinking machinery 6) Printers and copying,facsmile 
machines 7)Cathode‐ray tube monitor used in data processing 8)Electronic integrated circuit 
processors &controllers.9) Cigarettes containing tobbaco 10)Electronic circuits for memories. 

France  1) Articles of platinum group metal jwelery 2)Articles of gold jwelery. 

Germany  1)Ignition wiring sets used in vehicles/aircrafts etc.2)Cellular telephones 3) Engine fuel 
4)Plates/Sheets of polyester 4)Items capable of connecting to auto data processing machines 
& network 5)Printer,copier,facsmile machines. 

India  1)Ingots of gold 2) Non‐industrial diamond 3)Parts of telephone sets. 

Indonesia  1)Engine  fuel 2)Parts of machines for boring/sinking 3)Dumpers for off ‐high way use for 
transport of goods. 

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Italy  1) Cellular telephones 2)Plates/Sheets of polyester3)Fluorescent discharge lamps 
4)Penumatic tyres of rubber 5)Single cotton yarn 5)Woven fabrics 6)Appliances similar to 
taps,cocks,valves.. 

Japan  1) Engine fuel 2)Wrist  watch electrically operated 3) Non‐industrial diamonds. 

Kazakhstan  1)Structurals of steel 2) Digital processing machines 3)Cellular telephones 4)Parts & 
accessories of machines 5)Cathode‐ray monitors for data processing. 

Kuwait  1)Data processing machines2) Cellular telephones 3) Parts of surveying machines 4) Medical 
solutions 5) Surveying instruements 6) Parts for boring & sinking machines 7)Men\s or boys’ 
shirts 8) Terminals for receiving satellite broadcast 9)Parts of machinery10) Perfumes & toilet 
waters. 

Oman  Digital auto data processing machines 2)Cellular telephones 3)Parts for boring /sinking 
machines 3)Casing & tubing for drilling 4)Engine fuel 4)Parts & accessories of machines 
5)Parts accespries of motor vehicles 6)Parts & accessories of surveying and range finders 
7)Medicaments 8)Medical solutions. 

Pakistan  1)Engine fuel 2)Cellular telephones 3)Parts for boring /sinking machines 4) Disel for engines 
5)Reception appratus for colour TV 6) Optical media 7) Ball bearings 8)Terminals for receiving 
  satelite broadcast 9)Parts & accessories of machines 10)Unwrought zinc,not alloyed. 

Qatar  1)Parts for boring/sinking machines 2)Digital auto data processing machines. 

Russia  1)Casing& tubing for driling 2) Parts for boring & sinking machines 3)Gas or smoke analysis 
appratus 4) Cellular telephones 5)Black & partly fermented tea in bags6)Spark ignition for 
outboard motors 7) Storage units 8)Articles of gold & jwelery 9)Black & partly fermented 
tea(excluding those in bags) 10)Ball or roller bearings. 

Saudia Arabia  1)Cellular telephones 2) Digital data processing machines. 

South Africa  1)Engine fuel2)Portable digital auto data processing  machines 3)Printer,copying 
machines,facsmile4)Unwrought nickel,not alloyed 5)Cigarettes6) Parts of cellular telephones. 

South Korea  1) Unwrought aluminum, not alloyed 2) Helium. 

Switzerland  1) Non‐industrial diamonds,unworked. 

Thailand  1)Parts for boring/sinking machines 2)Non‐industrial diamonds,not worked 2)Articles of 
jwelery 3) Non –industrial diamond excluding worked 4)Parts of aeroplanes or helicopters. 

USA  1)Optical instruements & appliances for measuring 2) Parts of aeroplanes & helicopters 3)Non‐
industrial diamond excluding worked 4)Parts for aircraft engines 5)Parts for boringlsinking 
machines 6)Parts & accessories for machines 

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Table 6 DUBAI DIRECT EXPORTS BY COUNTRY & HS CODE DURING 2009

ARGENTINA

Weight Value
HS Code Description
(Kg) (AED)

Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), multiple or cabled, not put up for retail
54026900 146,370 1,828,652
sale, (excluding of nylon, polyamides & polyesters).

Other glassware of a kind used for table (other than drinking glasses) or kitchen purposes,
70134900 other than of glass-ceramics, or of lead crystal or of glass having a linear coefficient of 323,712 549,736
expansion not exceeding 5 x 10-6 per Kelvin within a temperature range of 0 °C to 300 °C

94035090 Wooden furniture of a kind used in the bedroom, excluding bedroom set & wardrobes, n.e.s. 13,214 200,000

69089010 Glazed ceramic flags & paving, hearth or wall tiles 27,000 50,929

73239300 Table, kitchen or other household articles & parts thereof, of stainless steel. 3,000 30,000

Household articles & toilet articles, of plastics excluding tableware, kitchenware, tooth-
39249090 301 4,000
brushes holders, paper napking holder, cups holder, ash trays & clothes hanger.

TOTAL TOP 10 513,597 2,663,317

OTHERS 0 0

GRAND TOTAL 513,597 2,663,317

 
AUSTRALIA

Weight Value
HS Code Description
(Kg) (AED)
Carboys, bottles, flasks, jars, pots, phials & other containers, of glass (excluding ampoules,
70109000 stoppers, lids & other closures), of a kind used for the conveyance or packing of goods; 34,714,352 66,725,899
preserving jars of glass.
Equipment for scaffolding, shuttering, propping or pit propping, of iron or steel, for use in
73084000 3,174,813 16,874,278
structures.

54072000 Woven fabrics obtained from strip or the like, of synthetic textile materials. 1,304,866 13,507,769

69089010 Glazed ceramic flags & paving, hearth or wall tiles 8,963,184 11,432,858

49119990 Other printed matter, n.e.s. 92,264 8,037,218


Carpets & other textile floor coverings, tufted, of nylon or other polyamides, whether or not
57032000 612,655 6,514,053
made up.
19053200 Waffles & wafers 745,600 6,445,721
Moquette, carpets & rugs, woven, not tufted or flocked, of pile construction, made up, of
57024210 920,742 5,044,932
manmade textile materials.

39239000 Plastic articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, n.e.s. 139,321 3,338,058

69111000 Tableware & kitchenware, of porcelain or china. 411,622 3,083,123

TOTAL TOP 10 51,079,419 141,003,911

OTHERS 8,666,912 63,589,584

GRAND TOTAL 59,746,331 204,593,494

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BAHRAIN

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 2,385 253,498,730

27101919 Lubricating oils, n.e.s. 5,968,768 37,043,834

17019911 Refined crystal sugar, not flavoured nor coloured, in solid form. 18,471,711 36,527,016

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 200 22,313,403

69089010 Glazed ceramic flags & paving, hearth or wall tiles 16,300,567 16,298,378

Milk & cream (excluding those for industrial purposes), concentrated not containing added
04022190 sugar or other sweetening matter, in powder, granules or other solid forms, of a fat content, 870,866 13,220,892
by weight, exceeding 1.5 %.
Chocolate & other food preparations containing cocoa, but not containing alcohol, in blocks,
18063190 495,981 13,082,356
slabs or bars, filled, weighing not more than 2 kg.

38244000 Prepared additives for cements, mortars or concretes. 5,595,701 12,076,737

27101913 Lubricating oil for compression-ignition engines (diesel). 1,513,726 7,807,754

Ceramic sinks, wash basins, wash basin pedestals, baths, and bidets, water closet pans,
69109000 1,639,115 4,952,820
flushing cisterns, urinals & similar sanitary fixtures, other than those of porcelain or china.
TOTAL TOP 10 50,859,018 416,821,921

OTHERS 28,025,582 102,404,699

GRAND TOTAL 78,884,601 519,226,620

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BRAZIL

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

39079100 Unsaturated polyesters in primary forms, n.e.s. 2,212,503 13,389,550

Plates, sheets, film, foil & strip of polymers of propylene, non-cellular & not reinforced,
39202000 1,195,896 8,069,097
laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.
Plates, sheets, film, foil & strip of polyethylene terephthalate, non-cellular & not re-
39206200 1,039,464 6,801,318
inforced, laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.
Filtering or purifying machinery & apparatus for gases, other than intake air filters for
84213900 35,146 2,626,209
internal combustion engines.
71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 10 965,868

76020000 Aluminum waste & scrap. 173,427 947,507

39239000 Plastic articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, n.e.s. 79,692 684,061

49119990 Other printed matter, n.e.s. 12,670 270,187

Textile floor coverings, tufted, of manmade textile materials other than nylon or other
57033090 29,260 250,937
polyamides, whether or not made up, n.e.s.
Other glassware of a kind used for table (other than drinking glasses) or kitchen purposes,
70134900 other than of glass-ceramics, or of lead crystal or of glass having a linear coefficient of 52,988 211,296
expansion not exceeding 5 x 10-6 per Kelvin within a temperature range of 0 °C to 300 °C
TOTAL TOP 10 4,831,055 34,216,030
OTHERS 30,231 381,721
GRAND TOTAL 4,861,286 34,597,751
 

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CANADA

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 247 19,563,397

69089010 Glazed ceramic flags & paving, hearth or wall tiles 1,656,682 3,408,057

17019911 Refined crystal sugar, not flavoured nor coloured, in solid form. 1,053,876 2,418,384

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 15 1,470,610

11010010 Wheat flour. 750,624 1,425,710

95062900 Water-skis, surf-boards & other water-sport equipment, other than sailboards. 14,952 1,258,770

94035090 Wooden furniture of a kind used in the bedroom, excluding bedroom set & wardrobes, n.e.s. 92,655 1,239,433

39079100 Unsaturated polyesters in primary forms, n.e.s. 197,541 1,152,871

87089900 Parts & accessories of motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05, n.e.s. 20,131 1,125,821

19053100 Sweet biscuits. 154,681 1,018,128

TOTAL TOP 10 3,941,403 34,081,180

OTHERS 2,741,997 14,808,010

GRAND TOTAL 6,683,400 48,889,190

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CHINA

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

74040000 Copper waste & scrap. 17,249,761 91,469,071

Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), multiple or cabled, not put up for retail sale,
54026900 3,460,792 29,604,212
(excluding of nylon, polyamides & polyesters).

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 183 20,655,818

39269099 Articles of plastics n.e.s. & articles of other materials of headings 39.01 to 39.14. 9,163,669 15,369,195

39159000 Waste, parings & scrap, of plastics, n.e.s. 8,855,797 13,777,960

39012000 Polyethylene in primary forms, having a specific gravity of 0.94 or more. 3,234,746 13,711,635

Waste & scrap (other than turnings, shavings, chips, milling waste, sawdust, fillings, trimmings &
72044900 9,122,275 12,968,361
stampings) of iron or steel, n.e.s.

76011000 Unwrought aluminum, not alloyed. 770,450 7,494,654

54072000 Woven fabrics obtained from strip or the like, of synthetic textile materials. 709,709 5,818,971

39011000 Polyethylene in primary forms, having a specific gravity of less than 0.94. 1,158,815 4,566,415

TOTAL TOP 10 53,726,196 215,436,290

OTHERS 31,731,540 67,364,603

GRAND TOTAL 85,457,736 282,800,894


 

 
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EGYPT

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 564 60,598,628

Plates, sheets, film, foil & strip of polymers of propylene, non-cellular & not reinforced,
39202000 5,985,801 35,025,649
laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.
Household (toilet) soaps, which may be coloured or perfumed, abrasive or disinfectant, such as
34011180 20,828,295 34,178,035
lux, Camay, etc.

20098090 Juice of any single fruit or vegetable, n.e.s. 7,389,638 26,252,685

Chocolate & other food preparations containing cocoa, but not containing alcohol, in blocks,
18063190 1,481,366 21,341,628
slabs or bars, filled, weighing not more than 2 kg.

Plates, sheets, film, foil & strip of plastics, reinforced, laminated, supported or similarly
39219000 1,731,792 20,682,087
combined with other materials.

39076000 Poly (ethylene terephthalate), in primary forms. 4,565,340 17,291,390

69089010 Glazed ceramic flags & paving, hearth or wall tiles 12,045,360 15,768,027

22029060 Non-aerated beverages, sweetened with fruit flavoured. 4,324,183 15,574,285

Float glass & surface ground or polished glass in sheets, non-wired, having an absorbent,
70051000 14,125,594 14,436,270
reflecting or non-reflecting layer, but not otherwise worked.
TOTAL TOP 10 72,477,934 261,148,685

OTHERS 42,572,472 284,218,410

GRAND TOTAL 115,050,406 545,367,095

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FRANCE

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)


69089010 Glazed ceramic flags & paving, hearth or wall tiles 18,724,642 50,733,571

49119990 Other printed matter, n.e.s. 282,554 36,148,319

39076000 Poly (ethylene terephthalate), in primary forms. 8,093,200 32,810,849

76011000 Unwrought aluminum, not alloyed. 2,033,441 12,542,713

Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), multiple or cabled, not put up
54026900 346,049 4,620,905
for retail sale, (excluding of nylon, polyamides & polyesters).

73259990 Cast articles of iron or steel, n.e.s. 209,765 3,913,785

69111000 Tableware & kitchenware, of porcelain or china. 216,182 3,713,189

49011090 Leaflets & similar printed matter, in single sheets, whether or not folded, n.e.s. 47,625 2,953,013

Medical & surgical furniture & parts thereof, for example, operating table,
94029010 149,592 2,923,000
examination table.
Sacks & bags (including cones), of polymers of ethylene for the conveyance or
39232100 229,302 2,234,978
packing of goods.

TOTAL TOP 10 30,332,351 152,594,321

OTHERS 3,815,265 29,515,780

GRAND TOTAL 34,147,616 182,110,102

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GERMANY

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

69089010 Glazed ceramic flags & paving, hearth or wall tiles 54,300,773 67,344,720

39076000 Poly (ethylene terephthalate), in primary forms. 13,876,740 55,452,012

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 533 50,077,350

Plates, sheets, film, foil & strip of polymers of propylene, non-cellular & not reinforced,
39202000 3,297,494 21,872,133
laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.

39221000 Baths, shower-baths, sinks & wash-basins, of plastics. 983,709 16,229,775

39079100 Unsaturated polyesters in primary forms, n.e.s. 2,475,579 14,127,413

73259990 Cast articles of iron or steel, n.e.s. 850,854 10,754,956

49119990 Other printed matter, n.e.s. 83,912 8,101,567

94060013 Warehouses, of plastics. 505,805 4,854,726

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 63 4,565,061

TOTAL TOP 10 76,375,461 253,379,711

OTHERS 6,733,255 73,051,820

GRAND TOTAL 83,108,716 326,431,531

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INDIA

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 168,699 19,041,935,956

Waste & scrap (other than turnings, shavings, chips, milling waste, sawdust, fillings, trimmings
72044900 661,865,343 621,861,627
& stampings) of iron or steel, n.e.s.

74071000 Bars, rods & profiles of refined copper. 17,366,235 394,839,674

76020000 Aluminum waste & scrap. 53,198,227 203,082,172

17019911 Refined crystal sugar, not flavoured nor coloured, in solid form. 58,686,300 116,267,219

74040000 Copper waste & scrap. 11,089,749 101,635,308

39079100 Unsaturated polyesters in primary forms, n.e.s. 10,839,830 61,540,628

72045000 Remelting scrap ingots of iron or steel. 42,379,000 41,465,780

47079090 Waste & scrap of paper or paperboard, n.e.s. 76,556,507 40,332,332

Plates, sheets, film, foil & strip of polymers of propylene, non-cellular & not reinforced,
39202000 6,225,669 31,814,095
laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.

TOTAL TOP 10 938,375,558 20,654,774,791

OTHERS 339,572,091 661,853,793

GRAND TOTAL 1,277,947,649 21,316,628,584

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INDONESIA

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

Waste & scrap (other than turnings, shavings, chips, milling waste, sawdust, fillings, trimmings
72044900 33,380,813 29,695,998
& stampings) of iron or steel, n.e.s.
Oil-cake & other solid residues of low erucic acid rape or colza seeds, resulting from the
23064100 16,904,880 9,902,941
extracting of fats or oils.
Boards, panels, consoles, desks, cabinets & other bases, equipped with two or more apparatus
85371000 of heading 85.35 or 85.36, for electric control or distribution of electricity for a voltage not 59,036 6,962,998
exceeding 1000 V, including those incorporating instruments or apparatus

08041010 Fresh or chilled dates. 2,594,012 6,238,184

54072000 Woven fabrics obtained from strip or the like, of synthetic textile materials. 456,588 3,301,504

74040000 Copper waste & scrap. 324,540 2,615,882

Oil-cake & other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting from
23040000 2,642,820 2,476,569
the extraction of soybean oil.

72045000 Remelting scrap ingots of iron or steel. 1,416,890 2,049,083

Soya-bean oil & its fractions other than crude oil, whether or not refined but not chemically
15079000 440,860 1,930,792
modified.
47079090 Waste & scrap of paper or paperboard, n.e.s. 3,702,340 1,583,066

TOTAL TOP 10 61,922,779 66,757,017

OTHERS 5,158,553 12,955,342

GRAND TOTAL 67,081,332 79,712,359

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ITALY

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

39076000 Poly (ethylene terephthalate), in primary forms. 109,997,860 439,317,939

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 455 55,728,228

39079100 Unsaturated polyesters in primary forms, n.e.s. 8,594,669 55,037,972

Waste & scrap of gold, including metal clad with gold but excluding sweepings containing other
71129100 392 31,980,459
precious metals.

Carboys, bottles, flasks, jars, pots, phials & other containers, of glass (excluding ampoules,
70109000 stoppers, lids & other closures), of a kind used for the conveyance or packing of goods; 11,575,045 24,409,992
preserving jars of glass.

17019911 Refined crystal sugar, not flavoured nor coloured, in solid form. 11,854,732 21,849,781

73259990 Cast articles of iron or steel, n.e.s. 1,142,217 13,442,959

69089010 Glazed ceramic flags & paving, hearth or wall tiles 7,349,284 13,133,277

Plates, sheets, film, foil & strip of polymers of propylene, non-cellular & not reinforced,
39202000 1,917,222 11,808,987
laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.

Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), multiple or cabled, not put up for retail
54026900 904,101 11,007,484
sale, (excluding of nylon, polyamides & polyesters).

TOTAL TOP 10 153,335,978 677,717,077

OTHERS 5,383,880 56,501,460

GRAND TOTAL 158,719,857 734,218,537

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JAPAN

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

19023000 Pasta cooked but not stuffed or otherwise prepared. 2,619,853 8,747,674

85234000 Optical media 84,284 8,063,983

Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), multiple or cabled, not put up for
54026900 410,101 6,381,258
retail sale, (excluding of nylon, polyamides & polyesters).

Natural mineral waters, not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter nor
22011010 6,217,774 6,172,217
flavoured.

76020000 Aluminum waste & scrap. 3,000,620 5,416,349

76011000 Unwrought aluminum, not alloyed. 744,805 4,145,366

74040000 Copper waste & scrap. 1,115,260 3,718,027

76012000 Unwrought aluminum, alloys. 515,816 2,203,190

49119990 Other printed matter, n.e.s. 27,756 1,347,804

95062900 Water-skis, surf-boards & other water-sport equipment, other than sailboards. 5,543 578,833

TOTAL TOP 10 14,741,813 46,774,702

OTHERS 1,304,174 5,133,992

GRAND TOTAL 16,045,987 51,908,694

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KAZAKHSTAN

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

39073000 Epoxide resins, in primary forms. 390,698 1,716,452

Structures (excluding prefabricated buildings of heading 94.06) & parts of structures (for
73089090 example, lock-gates, roofs, roofing frame-works, shutters, balustrades, pillars & columns), of 92,644 1,309,577
iron or steel; plates, rods, angles, shapes, sections, tubes etc

73181500 Screws & bolts, whether or not with their nuts or washers, of iron or steel, n.e.s., threaded. 24,509 1,248,368

40169300 Gaskets, washers & other seals of vulcanized rubber other than hard rubber. 29,277 951,291

76169990 Articles of aluminum, n.e.s. 25,408 629,312

70131010 Tableware or kitchenware, of glass ceramics. 110,050 592,157

Other glassware of a kind used for table (other than drinking glasses) or kitchen purposes, other
70134900 than of glass-ceramics, or of lead crystal or of glass having a linear coefficient of expansion not 57,190 571,663
exceeding 5 x 10-6 per Kelvin within a temperature range of 0 °C to 300 °C

40169400 Boat or dock fenders, whether or not inflatable, of vulcanized rubber other than hard rubber. 31,479 555,237

94035010 Wooden bedroom sets, complete. 145,300 496,471

Bituminous mixtures based on natural asphalt, on natural bitumen, on petroleum bitumen, on


27150000 213,453 463,773
mineral tar or on mineral tar pitch (for example, bituminous mastics, cut-backs).

TOTAL TOP 10 1,120,008 8,534,301

OTHERS 873,945 5,674,667

GRAND TOTAL 1,993,953 14,208,968

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KUWAIT

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 2,378 251,312,397

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 1,277 119,131,451

17019911 Refined crystal sugar, not flavoured nor coloured, in solid form. 35,785,727 64,989,215

27101919 Lubricating oils, n.e.s. 9,764,626 61,881,522

27101912 Lubricating oil for spark-ignition engines (gasoline). 5,718,247 39,485,946

Chocolate & other food preparations containing cocoa, but not containing alcohol, in
18063190 1,569,448 39,214,200
blocks, slabs or bars, filled, weighing not more than 2 kg.

49119990 Other printed matter, n.e.s. 140,339 38,532,634

Paints (including enamels & lacquers) based on synthetic polymers or chemically modified
32089090 natural polymers, dispersed or dissolved in a non-aqueous medium, n.e.s. & solutions as 5,085,196 32,414,206
defined in Note 4 to Chapter 32.

Beans (Vigna spp., Pharsalus spp.), shelled, not frozen, prepared or preserved otherwise
20055100 4,124,784 15,764,506
than by vinegar or acetic acid, & not preserved by sugar.

94054090 Other electric lamps & lighting fittings, n.e.s. 401,529 11,866,819

TOTAL TOP 10 62,593,550 674,592,896

OTHERS 74,689,726 221,965,233

GRAND TOTAL 137,283,276 896,558,129

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OMAN

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

76041000 Bars, rods & profiles of aluminum, not alloyed. 3,985,200 33,132,081

Chocolate & other food preparations containing cocoa, but not containing alcohol, in
18063190 993,484 29,877,709
blocks, slabs or bars, filled, weighing not more than 2 kg.

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 264 27,512,200

Plates, sheets & strip of aluminum, not alloyed, rectangular (including square), of a
76061100 1,416,223 12,081,168
thickness exceeding 0.2 mm.
Beans (Vegan spp., Pharsalus spp.), shelled, not frozen, prepared or preserved otherwise
20055100 3,417,673 10,336,008
than by vinegar or acetic acid, & not preserved by sugar.

76042100 Hollow profiles of aluminum alloys. 1,212,934 8,199,362

76169990 Articles of aluminum, n.e.s. 138,286 5,950,160

33049190 Beauty or make-up powders (excluding baby powder), whether or not compressed. 101,107 2,991,668

Organic surface-active products & preparations for washing the skin, in the form of
34013000 137,950 2,034,910
liquid or cream & put up for retail sale, whether or not containing soap.
Household (toilet) soaps, which may be coloured or perfumed, abrasive or disinfectant,
34011180 93,430 1,918,517
such as lux, Camay, etc.

TOTAL TOP 10 11,496,552 134,033,784

OTHERS 3,460,251 27,218,160

GRAND TOTAL 14,956,802 161,251,944

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PAKISTAN

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

17019911 Refined crystal sugar, not flavoured nor coloured, in solid form. 354,047,955 688,125,570

Waste & scrap (other than turnings, shavings, chips, milling waste, sawdust, fillings,
72044900 248,081,701 254,358,260
trimmings & stampings) of iron or steel, n.e.s.

27101919 Lubricating oils, n.e.s. 17,962,728 62,028,141

76129010 Cans for aerating beverage & fruit juices. 2,968,427 53,292,177

74040000 Copper waste & scrap. 15,169,883 46,593,945

49119990 Other printed matter, n.e.s. 296,660 45,748,483

76020000 Aluminum waste & scrap. 12,354,516 30,748,609

Flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, plated or


72101100 12,039,010 26,523,398
coated with tin, of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more.
Natural mineral waters, not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter nor
22011010 30,467,692 24,905,300
flavoured.

27101912 Lubricating oil for spark-ignition engines (gasoline). 5,562,549 24,594,327

TOTAL TOP 10 698,951,123 1,256,918,210

OTHERS 183,105,473 477,554,953

GRAND TOTAL 882,056,596 1,734,473,163

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QATAR

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 1,012 102,268,475

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 665 73,860,517

17019911 Refined crystal sugar, not flavoured nor coloured, in solid form. 15,938,700 26,371,370

Chocolate & other food preparations containing cocoa, but not containing alcohol, in
18063190 777,953 21,836,335
blocks, slabs or bars, filled, weighing not more than 2 kg.

11010010 Wheat flour. 2,862,500 5,266,000


Beans (Vigna spp., Pharsalus spp.), shelled, not frozen, prepared or preserved otherwise
20055100 1,476,467 5,127,720
than by vinegar or acetic acid, & not preserved by sugar.
33049930 Preparations for moisturizing softening the skin. 155,375 4,401,525

84195000 Heat exchange units. 29,050 3,356,485

Organic surface-active products & preparations for washing the skin, in the form of liquid
34013000 150,067 3,079,015
or cream & put up for retail sale, whether or not containing soap.

94060034 Prefabricated buildings designed for schools & housing of iron. 1,725,000 2,990,000

TOTAL TOP 10 23,116,790 248,557,442

OTHERS 7,245,182 84,497,698

GRAND TOTAL 30,361,972 333,055,140

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RUSSIA

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 200 20,791,015

Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), multiple or cabled, not put up for
54026900 276,126 3,543,893
retail sale, (excluding of nylon, polyamides & polyesters).

Other glassware of a kind used for table (other than drinking glasses) or kitchen
purposes, other than of glass-ceramics, or of lead crystal or of glass having a linear
70134900 487,162 3,181,983
coefficient of expansion not exceeding 5 x 10-6 per Kelvin within a temperature
range of 0 °C to 300 °C

39076000 Poly (ethylene terephthalate), in primary forms. 660,000 2,948,616

04059000 Fats & oils derived from milk, excluding butter & dairy spreads. 75,960 1,289,180

Structures (excluding prefabricated buildings of heading 94.06) & parts of structures


73089090 (for example, lock-gates, roofs, roofing frame-works, shutters, balustrades, pillars & 84,533 1,147,170
columns), of iron or steel; plates, rods, angles, shapes, sections, tubes & the etc

27101919 Lubricating oils, n.e.s. 157,068 707,270

Screws & bolts, whether or not with their nuts or washers, of iron or steel, n.e.s.,
73181500 38,792 665,402
threaded.

49119990 Other printed matter, n.e.s. 18,100 644,192

87089900 Parts & accessories of motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05, n.e.s. 39,781 584,166
TOTAL TOP 10 1,837,723 35,502,885
OTHERS 1,011,947 8,097,924
GRAND TOTAL 2,849,670 43,600,809
 

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SAUDI ARABIA

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 9,742 1,076,133,130

Milk & cream (excluding those for industrial purposes), concentrated not containing added
04022190 sugar or other sweetening matter, in powder, granules or other solid forms, of a fat 16,588,071 305,837,002
content, by weight, exceeding 1.5 %.

Chocolate & other food preparations containing cocoa, but not containing alcohol, in
18063190 11,599,821 259,227,999
blocks, slabs or bars, filled, weighing not more than 2 kg.

49119990 Other printed matter, n.e.s. 425,832 119,064,417

49011090 Leaflets & similar printed matter, in single sheets, whether or not folded, n.e.s. 130,496 35,378,264

Beans (Vigna spp., Pharsalus spp.), shelled, not frozen, prepared or preserved otherwise
20055100 21,750,727 32,230,820
than by vinegar or acetic acid, & not preserved by sugar.

33049930 Preparations for moisturizing softening the skin. 1,039,033 28,635,907

27101919 Lubricating oils, n.e.s. 4,560,038 28,392,041

63014000 Blankets (other than electric blankets) & travelling rugs, of synthetic fibers. 2,161,343 17,024,750

Household (toilet) soaps, which may be coloured or perfumed, abrasive or disinfectant,


34011180 1,166,786 14,758,916
such as lux, Camay, etc.

TOTAL TOP 10 59,431,888 1,916,683,247

OTHERS 31,995,871 178,675,914

GRAND TOTAL 91,427,758 2,095,359,161


 

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SOUTH AFRICA

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 1,022 110,192,799

39076000 Poly (ethylene terephthalate), in primary forms. 9,467,200 38,069,814

Waste & scrap of gold, including metal clad with gold but excluding sweepings containing
71129100 299 33,787,000
other precious metals.

Float glass & surface ground or polished glass in sheets, non-wired, having an absorbent,
70051000 12,116,174 14,256,071
reflecting or non-reflecting layer, but not otherwise worked.

Carboys, bottles, flasks, jars, pots, phials & other containers, of glass (excluding ampoules,
70109000 stoppers, lids & other closures), of a kind used for the conveyance or packing of goods; 6,144,790 12,349,068
preserving jars of glass.

19053100 Sweet biscuits. 1,923,573 8,753,157

Plates, sheets, film, foil & strip of polymers of propylene, non-cellular & not reinforced,
39202000 1,070,258 7,638,816
laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.

Chocolate & other food preparations containing cocoa, but not containing alcohol, in blocks,
18063290 512,363 5,276,209
slabs or bars, not filled, weighing not more than 2 kg.
Plates, sheets, film, foil & strip of polyethylene terephthalate, non-cellular & not re-
39206200 744,012 5,013,205
inforced, laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.

39042100 Non-plasticized polyvinyl chloride, in primary forms. 788,881 4,284,409

TOTAL TOP 10 32,768,572 239,620,549

OTHERS 12,920,711 52,015,233

GRAND TOTAL 45,689,283 291,635,782


 

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SOUTH KOREA

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

76020000 Aluminum waste & scrap. 6,541,320 25,497,038

Float glass & surface ground or polished glass in sheets, non-wired, having an absorbent,
70051000 15,039,569 19,078,309
reflecting or non-reflecting layer, but not otherwise worked.

74040000 Copper waste & scrap. 1,619,210 13,028,784

69089010 Glazed ceramic flags & paving, hearth or wall tiles 3,170,000 6,131,975

54072000 Woven fabrics obtained from strip or the like, of synthetic textile materials. 721,227 5,644,926

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 40 4,363,844

Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), multiple or cabled, not put up for retail
54026900 345,406 3,321,382
sale, (excluding of nylon, polyamides & polyesters).

Chocolate & other food preparations containing cocoa, but not containing alcohol, in blocks,
18063190 152,359 2,690,678
slabs or bars, filled, weighing not more than 2 kg.
Waste & scrap (other than turnings, shavings, chips, milling waste, sawdust, fillings, trimmings
72044900 2,482,740 2,439,662
& stampings) of iron or steel, n.e.s.

47079090 Waste & scrap of paper or paperboard, n.e.s. 4,642,020 2,256,288

TOTAL TOP 10 34,713,892 84,452,887

OTHERS 4,217,598 16,729,740

GRAND TOTAL 38,931,490 101,182,627

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SWITZERLAND

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 66,623 7,417,273,548

Waste & scrap of gold, including metal clad with gold but excluding sweepings containing
71129100 12,590 1,270,950,103
other precious metals.

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 174 25,980,084

69089010 Glazed ceramic flags & paving, hearth or wall tiles 1,175,900 2,981,190

74040000 Copper waste & scrap. 99,376 1,945,808

33030090 Perfumes & toilet waters, n.e.s. 6,191 1,703,001

94039000 Parts of furniture, n.e.s. 24,000 1,400,000

33079090 Other perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations, n.e.s. 3,773 765,208

39239000 Plastic articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, n.e.s. 44,932 597,471

49011090 Leaflets & similar printed matter, in single sheets, whether or not folded, n.e.s. 6,814 411,239

TOTAL TOP 10 1,440,373 8,724,007,651

OTHERS 220,668 2,771,428

GRAND TOTAL 1,661,041 8,726,779,079

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THAILAND

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

Oil-cake & other solid residues of low erucic acid rape or colza seeds, resulting from the
23064100 127,737,479 77,770,390
extracting of fats or oils.

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 279 64,864,112

Waste & scrap (other than turnings, shavings, chips, milling waste, sawdust, fillings,
72044900 34,465,391 33,058,132
trimmings & stampings) of iron or steel, n.e.s.

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 107 11,314,619

72045000 Remelting scrap ingots of iron or steel. 6,041,980 7,866,137

76020000 Aluminum waste & scrap. 1,974,241 7,338,053

76011000 Unwrought aluminum, not alloyed. 707,996 4,640,979

Oil-cake & other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting
23069000 5,745,360 3,312,997
from the extraction of vegetable fats or oils, other than soya bean oil or ground nut oil.

72043000 Waste & scrap of tinned iron or steel. 1,462,750 1,836,777

Equipment for scaffolding, shuttering, propping or pit propping, of iron or steel, for use in
73084000 280,268 1,828,927
structures.

TOTAL TOP 10 178,415,852 213,831,123

OTHERS 5,772,137 15,046,972

GRAND TOTAL 184,187,989 228,878,095

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USA

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

Nails & carpentry nails, of iron or steel, whether or not with heads of other material, but
73170010 37,446,882 135,588,793
excluding such articles with heads of copper.

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 670 59,959,624

54072000 Woven fabrics obtained from strip or the like, of synthetic textile materials. 5,278,234 51,777,466

Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), multiple or cabled, not put up for retail
54026900 2,369,761 31,085,722
sale, (excluding of nylon, polyamides & polyesters).

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 268 29,983,821

54024900 Other synthetic yarn, single, untwisted or with a twist not exceeding 50 turns per meter : 1,451,205 20,516,993

Women's or girls' trousers, bib & brace overalls, breeches & shorts, not knitted or crocheted,
62046900 636,770 19,421,893
of textile materials, other than wool, fine animal hair, cotton & synthetic fibers.

39079100 Unsaturated polyesters in primary forms, n.e.s. 2,615,332 17,284,401

94060013 Warehouses, of plastics. 1,937,270 16,809,946

Shrimps & prawns, frozen, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, dried, salted, in brine
03061300 or cooked in their shells by steaming or by boiling in water (whether or not small quantities of 1,233,434 16,057,229
provisional chemical preserving agents have been added).

TOTAL TOP 10 52,969,826 398,485,888

OTHERS 23,438,925 198,254,143

GRAND TOTAL 76,408,751 596,740,032

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Table 7 

DUBAI FZ EXPORTS BY COUNTRY & HS CODE DURING 2009


 

ARGENTINA

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

29420000 Other organic compounds. 22,068 52,578,445

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 10,824 9,195,962

95041000 Video games of a kind used with a television receiver. 28,909 6,079,032

Plates, sheets, film, foil & strip of other polyester, non-cellular & not reinforced, laminated,
39206900 732,315 5,063,944
supported or similarly combined with other materials.
Medicaments (excluding goods of headings 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of two or more
30039000 constituents which have been mixed together for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, not put up in 250 1,586,520
measured doses or in forms or packings for retail sale, n.e.s.

84773000 Blow moulding machines for working rubber or plastics. 6,729 885,019

Pick-up trucks, having one or double cabs, ready, for the transport of goods, with compression-
87042110 ignition internal combustion piston engine (diesel or semi-diesel), of g.v.w. not exceeding 5 20,517 600,000
tonnes.

84822000 Tapered roller bearings, including cone & tapered roller assemblies. 52,426 586,547

90072000 Projectors, whether or not incorporating sound recording or reproducing apparatus. 439 492,639

84821000 Ball bearings. 26,707 470,116

TOTAL TOP 10 901,184 77,538,224

OTHERS 109,274 3,014,588

GRAND TOTAL 1,010,458 80,552,811


 
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AUSTRALIA

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 2,038,866 148,558,220

Surveying, hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments &


90158000 126,540 40,685,591
appliances, n.e.s.

Parts & accessories of surveying (including photogram metrical surveying), hydrographic,


90159000 oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments (excluding compasses) & of 202,255 27,262,155
rangefinders.

Tubes, pipes & hollow profiles, (for example, open seam or welded, riveted or similarly closed), of
73069000 5,492,906 19,209,644
iron or steel, n.e.s.

88033000 Parts of aero planes or helicopters other than propellers, rotors & under-carriages & parts thereof. 1,600 11,888,968

Carboys, bottles, flasks, jars, pots, phials & other containers, of glass (excluding ampoules,
70109000 stoppers, lids & other closures), of a kind used for the conveyance or packing of goods; preserving 6,119,420 10,734,314
jars of glass.

84291100 Track laying, self-propelled bulldozers & angle dozers. 149,502 9,044,139

84314900 Parts of machinery of heading 84.26, 84.29 or 84.30, n.e.s. 161,677 5,675,899

New pneumatic tyres of rubber, of a kind used on motor cars (including station wagons & racing
40111000 222,546 4,206,043
cars).

Special purpose motor vehicles, other than those principally designed for the transport of persons
87059099 121,744 3,563,645
or goods, n.e.s.

TOTAL TOP 10 14,637,056 280,828,619

OTHERS 3,329,737 73,213,552

GRAND TOTAL 17,966,793 354,042,171


 

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BAHRAIN

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

Portable digital automatic data processing machines, weighing not more than 10 kg, consisting of
84713000 399,372 213,865,364
at least a central processing unit, a keyboard & a display.

85171200 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 60,466 69,135,505

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 83 50,218,272

Parts & accessories (other than covers, carrying cases & the like) of the machines of heading
84733000 144,925 47,212,515
84.71.

Wrist watches, electrically operated, with case of precious metal or of metal clad with precious
91011100 972 37,679,079
metal, with mechanical display only.

85287290 Other, colour terminal for receiving satellite broadcast 430,452 36,405,089

62052000 Men's or boys' shirts, not knitted or crocheted, of cotton. 200,101 32,156,605

Medicinal solutions (excluding goods of headings 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or
30049010 unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses or in forms or 64,949 27,580,043
packings for retail sale.

33030090 Perfumes & toilet waters, n.e.s. 123,702 25,186,363

Wrist-watches with case of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal, with automatic
91012100 103 24,374,264
winding, not electrically operated.

TOTAL TOP 10 1,425,125 563,813,098

OTHERS 27,645,005 941,191,928

GRAND TOTAL 29,070,131 1,505,005,026

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BRAZIL

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

Non-industrial diamonds, unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted, but not mounted
71023100 44 30,355,239
or set.

29420000 Other organic compounds. 35,334 22,483,941

Parts telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless
85177000 80,640 11,302,128
networks

Plates, sheets, film, foil & strip of other polyester, non-cellular & not reinforced,
39206900 1,615,688 10,930,210
laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.

59021000 Tyre cord fabrics of high tenacity yarn of nylon or other polyamides. 620,430 8,703,166

Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or


84314390 50,053 8,330,898
8430.49.

Generating sets with compression-ignition internal combustion piston engines (diesel or


85021300 120,000 7,345,000
semi-diesel engines), of an output exceeding 375 KVA.

Glass beads, imitation pearls, imitation precious or semi-precious stones & similar glass
70181090 16,643 4,725,637
small wares, other than imitation jewellery, n.e.s.

84773000 Blow moulding machines for working rubber or plastics. 23,180 3,417,149

95041000 Video games of a kind used with a television receiver. 14,320 3,220,711

TOTAL TOP 10 2,576,331 110,814,078

OTHERS 2,379,889 31,141,280

GRAND TOTAL 4,956,220 141,955,358

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CANADA

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

27101121 Engine fuel (excluding plane engine). 104,046,647 248,700,000

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 112,822 17,056,214

84781000 Machinery for preparing or making up tobacco, n.e.s. in Chapter 84. 12,500 2,295,150

84717000 Storage units. 22,469 2,276,909

Green tea (not fermented) in immediate packing of a content not exceeding 3 kg, whether or not
09021000 115,810 1,827,121
flavoured.

Non-industrial diamonds, excluding those unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted, but not
71023900 1 1,820,331
mounted or set.

Boring or sinking machinery, other than coal or rock cutters & tunnelling machinery, not self-
84304900 14,160 1,689,515
propelled.

Parts & accessories (other than covers, carrying cases & the like) of the machines of heading
84733000 1,831 1,353,610
84.71.

Tubes, pipes & hollow profiles, (for example, open seam or welded, riveted or similarly closed),
73069000 262,126 1,058,738
of iron or steel, n.e.s.

85299090 Other parts suitable for use solely or principally with the apparatus of heading 85.25 to 85.28 552 994,132

TOTAL TOP 10 104,588,917 279,071,721

OTHERS 1,292,262 17,125,528

GRAND TOTAL 105,881,179 296,197,249

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CHINA

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

76011000 Unwrought aluminum, not alloyed. 19,258,910 174,533,175

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 1,525,816 96,190,483

27101121 Engine fuel (excluding plane engine). 54,983,275 72,000,000

76012000 Unwrought aluminum, alloys. 5,980,341 61,091,425

Surveying, hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments


90158000 55,258 55,990,669
& appliances, n.e.s.

74040000 Copper waste & scrap. 3,106,676 40,081,445

28042910 Helium. 273,028 23,143,923

71023100 Non-industrial diamonds, unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted, but not mounted or set. 5 22,545,496

Instruments & apparatus, specially designed for telecommunications (for example, cross-talk
90304000 47,078 21,719,419
meters, gain measuring instruments, distortion factor meters, psophometers), n.e.s.

75021000 Unwrought nickel, not alloyed. 399,099 17,737,075

TOTAL TOP 10 85,629,485 585,033,111

OTHERS 17,206,282 219,581,559

GRAND TOTAL 102,835,767 804,614,670

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EGYPT

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

Portable digital automatic data processing machines, weighing not more than 10 kg, consisting
84713000 654,933 375,209,458
of at least a central processing unit, a keyboard & a display.

84717000 Storage units. 798,476 237,695,717

85171200 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 223,263 177,958,977

Parts & accessories (other than covers, carrying cases & the like) of the machines of heading
84733000 531,518 152,442,797
84.71.

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 1,424,972 146,668,105

84433990 Other printers, copying machines and facsimile machines, whether or not combined 1,549,051 90,525,493

Other cathode-ray tube monitors of a kind solely or principally used in an automatic data
85285100 1,006,400 86,754,876
processing system of heading 84.71

Electronic integrated circuits Processors and controllers, whether or not combined with
85423100 90,947 79,069,365
memories, converters, logic circuits, amplifiers, clock and timing circuits, or other circuits

24022000 Cigarettes containing tobacco. 1,201,404 69,273,793

85423200 Electronic integrated circuits for memories 30,457 62,049,236

TOTAL TOP 10 7,511,421 1,477,647,816

OTHERS 55,640,462 1,573,473,393

GRAND TOTAL 63,151,884 3,051,121,209

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FRANCE

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

Articles of platinum group metal jewelry (platinum, iridium, osmium, palladium, rhodium &
71131920 99 242,232,010
ruthenium), whether or not plated or clad with precious metal.

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 94 135,125,234

27101131 Diesel for engines. 64,358,962 86,500,000

85171200 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 8,167 20,531,391

84433990 Other printers, copying machines and facsimile machines, whether or not combined 281,675 19,823,133

Paintings, drawings & pastels, executed entirely by hand, other than drawings of heading 49.06 &
97011000 4,345 11,219,678
other than hand-painted or hand-decorated manufactured articles.

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 32,040 10,783,244

88033000 Parts of aero planes or helicopters other than propellers, rotors & under-carriages & parts thereof. 8,001 8,956,974

Fire fighting vehicles (special purpose motor vehicles, other than those principally designed for the
87053000 76,600 7,490,586
transport of persons or goods).
Black tea (fermented) & partly fermented tea, in immediate packing bags of a content not
09023010 370,207 6,150,501
exceeding 3 g.

TOTAL TOP 10 65,140,190 548,812,750

OTHERS 2,598,536 123,894,326

GRAND TOTAL 67,738,726 672,707,075

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GERMANY

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

85443000 Ignition wiring sets & other wiring sets of a kind used in vehicles, aircraft or ships. 1,517,728 151,304,050

85171200 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 34,908 49,135,318

27101121 Engine fuel (excluding plane engine). 29,962,574 48,000,000

Plates, sheets, film, foil & strip of other polyester, non-cellular & not reinforced,
39206900 7,126,863 47,697,071
laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.

84433290 Other, capable of connecting to an automatic data processing machine or to a network 435,136 30,141,095

84433990 Other printers, copying machines and facsimile machines, whether or not combined 359,971 24,474,499

32159090 Other ink, whether or not concentrated or solid, n.e.s. 87,297 23,901,904

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 128,371 17,597,801

87089900 Parts & accessories of motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05, n.e.s. 385,574 15,935,896

Parts of aero planes or helicopters other than propellers, rotors & under-carriages & parts
88033000 9,101 14,087,738
thereof.

TOTAL TOP 10 40,047,522 422,275,372

OTHERS 7,829,319 285,591,619

GRAND TOTAL 47,876,842 707,866,991

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INDIA

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

71081210 Ingots of gold, non-monetary in unwrought forms. 14,665 1,723,056,332

71023100 Non-industrial diamonds, unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted, but not mounted or set. 1,709 1,148,218,204

85177000 Parts telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 8,150,226 866,212,048

Non-industrial diamonds, excluding those unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted, but not
71023900 117 392,153,516
mounted or set.

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 2,350,667 208,651,962

75021000 Unwrought nickel, not alloyed. 3,759,281 203,176,690

79011100 Unwrought zinc, not alloyed, containing by weight 99.99 % or more of zinc. 32,881,965 165,637,070

85489000 Electrical parts of machinery or apparatus, n.e.s. in Chapter 85. 965,840 123,700,678

85176210 Telephonic apparatus for switchboard and exchanges 202,356 122,508,529

Glass beads, imitation pearls, imitation precious or semi-precious stones & similar glass small
70181090 227,819 96,898,719
wares, other than imitation jewellery, n.e.s.

TOTAL TOP 10 48,554,645 5,050,213,748

OTHERS 181,478,935 1,838,934,694

GRAND TOTAL 230,033,580 6,889,148,442


 

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INDONESIA

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

27101121 Engine fuel (excluding plane engine). 18,587,138 24,300,000

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 368,012 18,503,323

87041000 Dumpers designed for off-highway use for transport of goods. 302,000 13,989,713

29420000 Other organic compounds. 5,609 6,163,636

Mechanical shovels, excavators & shovel loaders (excluding front-end shovel loaders) with a 360?
84295200 113,025 3,266,001
revolving super structure.

95041000 Video games of a kind used with a television receiver. 12,360 2,638,057

39012000 Polyethylene in primary forms, having a specific gravity of 0.94 or more. 502,325 2,229,800

27101919 Lubricating oils, n.e.s. 296,948 2,091,000

20029010 Tomato paste. 1,651 1,645,385

84781000 Machinery for preparing or making up tobacco, n.e.s. in Chapter 84. 10,960 1,340,280

TOTAL TOP 10 20,200,028 76,167,194

OTHERS 944,803 19,886,311

GRAND TOTAL 21,144,831 96,053,506


 

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ITALY

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

85171200 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 52,124 32,586,666

Plates, sheets, film, foil & strip of other polyester, non-cellular & not reinforced, laminated,
39206900 2,920,092 21,248,792
supported or similarly combined with other materials.

85393100 Fluorescent discharge lamps, hot cathode type, other than ultra-violet or infra-red lamps. 245,889 14,080,938

New pneumatic tyres of rubber, of a kind used on motor cars (including station wagons & racing
40111000 372,594 7,027,782
cars).

Single cotton yarn of combed fibers (other than sewing thread), containing 85 % or more by weight
52052400 of cotton, measuring less than 192.31 decitex but not less than 125 decitex (exceeding 52 metric 537,858 6,701,672
number but not exceeding 80 metric number), not put up for r

Woven fabrics of cotton, unbleached, 3-thread or 4-thread twill, containing 85 % or more by


52091200 474,407 6,173,462
weight of cotton, weighing more than 200 g/m2.

84818090 Appliances similar to tops, cocks, valves, n.e.s. 16,788 5,406,420

Mineral or chemical fertilizers containing the two fertilizing elements nitrogen & phosphorus, in
31055900 1,584,000 5,377,158
tablets or similar forms or in packages of a gross weight not exceeding 10 kg, n.e.s.

33030090 Perfumes & toilet waters, n.e.s. 26,795 4,547,027

13012000 Gum Arabic. 500,000 4,447,206

TOTAL TOP 10 6,730,547 107,597,125

OTHERS 2,294,742 70,703,740

GRAND TOTAL 9,025,289 178,300,864

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JAPAN

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

27101121 Engine fuel (excluding plane engine). 31,018,201 48,000,000

Wrist-watches, electrically operated, whether or not incorporating a stop-watch facility,


91021100 19,835 12,018,014
with mechanical display only.
Non-industrial diamonds, excluding those unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted,
71023900 3 11,497,958
but not mounted or set.

84119900 Parts of gas turbines, other than of turbo-jets or turbo-propellers, n.e.s. 3,632 11,407,040

84433290 Other, capable of connecting to an automatic data processing machine or to a network 64,376 6,932,150

37079040 Toners. 41,859 3,657,099

Mechanical shovels, excavators & shovel loaders (excluding front-end shovel loaders) with
84295200 357,683 3,605,851
a 360? revolving super structure.

44152000 Pallets, box pallets & other load boards of wood; pallet collars of wood for packing. 407,312 3,391,702

Photographic paper, paperboard & textiles, sensitized, unexposed for colour photography
37032000 112,897 3,242,041
(polychrome), other than those in rolls of a width exceeding 610 mm.

Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or


84314390 11,796 2,909,191
8430.49.

TOTAL TOP 10 32,037,593 106,661,045

OTHERS 1,577,778 37,415,144

GRAND TOTAL 33,615,371 144,076,189


 

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KAZAKHSTAN

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

Structures (excluding prefabricated buildings of heading 94.06) & parts of structures (for example,
73089090 lock-gates, roofs, roofing frame-works, shutters, balustrades, pillars & columns), of iron or steel; 1,471,779 131,858,608
plates, rods, angles, shapes, sections, tubes & the etc

Portable digital automatic data processing machines, weighing not more than 10 kg, consisting of
84713000 189,303 86,277,138
at least a central processing unit, a keyboard & a display.

85171200 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 87,492 82,354,687

84733000 Parts & accessories (other than covers, carrying cases & the like) of the machines of heading 84.71. 105,187 38,315,919

Other cathode-ray tube monitors of a kind solely or principally used in an automatic data
85285100 377,721 34,046,756
processing system of heading 84.71

84717000 Storage units. 89,834 25,013,433

85287290 Other, colour terminal for receiving satellite broadcast 199,651 24,269,792

Four wheels drive vehicles, with spark-ignition internal combustion reciprocating piston engine, of
87032431 390,046 17,349,299
a cylinder capacity exceeding 3,000 cc, model of the year clearing or subsequent of the year.

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 91,049 14,619,380

85198100 Apparatus using magnetic, optical or semiconductor media 86,579 13,394,669

TOTAL TOP 10 3,088,639 467,499,682

OTHERS 5,149,931 245,549,472

GRAND TOTAL 8,238,571 713,049,154


 

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KUWAIT

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)


Portable digital automatic data processing machines, weighing not more than 10 kg, consisting of
84713000 695,586 399,994,070
at least a central processing unit, a keyboard & a display.

85171200 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 162,603 253,713,528

Parts & accessories of surveying (including photogram metrical surveying), hydrographic,


90159000 oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments (excluding compasses) & 454,835 121,167,920
of rangefinders.

Medicinal solutions (excluding goods of headings 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or
30049010 unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses or in forms or 226,372 116,562,322
packings for retail sale.

Surveying, hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments


90158000 184,949 84,499,555
& appliances, n.e.s.

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 776,954 82,467,817

62052000 Men's or boys' shirts, not knitted or crocheted, of cotton. 426,095 71,223,585

85287290 Other, colour terminal for receiving satellite broadcast 1,024,834 67,713,649
Parts & accessories (other than covers, carrying cases & the like) of the machines of heading
84733000 176,822 63,400,521
84.71.
33030090 Perfumes & toilet waters, n.e.s. 344,960 57,434,351

TOTAL TOP 10 4,474,010 1,318,177,318

OTHERS 63,352,153 2,436,929,943

GRAND TOTAL 67,826,162 3,755,107,261

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OMAN

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

Portable digital automatic data processing machines, weighing not more than 10 kg, consisting of at
84713000 165,214 90,435,236
least a central processing unit, a keyboard & a display.

85171200 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 38,840 44,457,300

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 531,533 40,335,298

Casing & tubing, of a kind used in drilling for oil or gas, seamless, of iron (other than cast iron) or
73042900 4,273,685 35,511,976
steel.

27101121 Engine fuel (excluding plane engine). 12,838,737 25,600,000

84733000 Parts & accessories (other than covers, carrying cases & the like) of the machines of heading 84.71. 74,838 23,888,605

87089900 Parts & accessories of motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05, n.e.s. 282,896 17,982,397

Parts & accessories of surveying (including photogram metrical surveying), hydrographic,


90159000 oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments (excluding compasses) & of 128,493 17,095,241
rangefinders.

Medicaments (excluding goods of headings 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed
30049090 products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses or in forms or packings for 13,750 11,583,589
retail sale, excluding medicinal solutions, n.e.s.

Medicinal solutions (excluding goods of headings 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed
30049010 products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses or in forms or packings for 32,142 10,029,573
retail sale.

TOTAL TOP 10 18,380,128 316,919,215

OTHERS 7,552,866 357,793,768

GRAND TOTAL 25,932,994 674,712,983

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PAKISTAN

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

27101121 Engine fuel (excluding plane engine). 270,054,356 579,290,067

85171200 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 416,884 435,857,716

Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or


84314390 1,224,012 143,895,470
8430.49.

27101131 Diesel for engines. 34,994,726 81,700,000

Reception apparatus for colour television, whether or not incorporating radio-broadcast


85287210 691,468 66,877,877
receivers or sound or video recording or reproducing apparatus.

85234000 Optical media 267,401 54,881,335

84821000 Ball bearings. 2,166,208 33,553,766

85287290 Other, colour terminal for receiving satellite broadcast 1,456,093 30,797,910
Parts & accessories (other than covers, carrying cases & the like) of the machines of
84733000 80,355 29,601,926
heading 84.71.
79011100 Unwrought zinc, not alloyed, containing by weight 99.99 % or more of zinc. 5,734,256 28,542,016

TOTAL TOP 10 317,085,759 1,484,998,082

OTHERS 139,464,876 1,616,774,797

GRAND TOTAL 456,550,635 3,101,772,879


 

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QATAR

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 33,629,410 1,643,886,182

Portable digital automatic data processing machines, weighing not more than 10 kg, consisting of at
84713000 377,733 202,305,510
least a central processing unit, a keyboard & a display.

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 138 84,765,784

84733000 Parts & accessories (other than covers, carrying cases & the like) of the machines of heading 84.71. 233,341 72,508,330

85171200 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 62,238 69,210,163

Wrist watches, electrically operated, with case of precious metal or of metal clad with precious
91011100 925 56,013,090
metal, with mechanical display only.

62052000 Men's or boys' shirts, not knitted or crocheted, of cotton. 318,456 54,209,927

33030090 Perfumes & toilet waters, n.e.s. 244,018 50,297,115

Medicinal solutions (excluding goods of headings 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or
30049010 unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses or in forms or 100,525 48,896,362
packings for retail sale.

85362000 Automatic circuit breakers for a voltage not exceeding 1000 volts. 210,325 34,618,014

TOTAL TOP 10 35,177,108 2,316,710,476

OTHERS 49,935,766 1,310,398,485

GRAND TOTAL 85,112,874 3,627,108,961

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RUSSIA

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)


Casing & tubing, of a kind used in drilling for oil or gas, seamless, of iron (other than cast
73042900 454,777 13,414,079
iron) or steel.

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 90,710 12,233,260

90271000 Gas or smoke analysis apparatus. 109,941 10,894,842

85171200 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 58,963 9,472,769

Black tea (fermented) & partly fermented tea, in immediate packing bags of a content not
09023010 631,852 8,531,339
exceeding 3 g.

Spark-ignition for outboard marine motors (engines), of the type with spark-ignition
84072100 89,322 8,313,070
reciprocating or rotary internal combustion piston engines.

84717000 Storage units. 80,811 7,885,802

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 29 7,807,956
Black tea (fermented) & partly fermented tea, excluding those in bags of a content not
09023090 831,641 7,494,141
exceeding 3 g.
84828000 Ball or roller bearings, n.e.s. including combined ball / roller bearings. 48,896 5,107,139

TOTAL TOP 10 2,396,941 91,154,398

OTHERS 3,419,358 74,297,443

GRAND TOTAL 5,816,299 165,451,841


 

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SAUDI ARABIA

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

85171200 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 5,672,642 6,474,699,539

Portable digital automatic data processing machines, weighing not more than 10 kg, consisting of at
84713000 1,946,027 1,047,456,903
least a central processing unit, a keyboard & a display.

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 18,177,345 631,124,789

27101121 Engine fuel (excluding plane engine). 228,437,441 390,308,652

84733000 Parts & accessories (other than covers, carrying cases & the like) of the machines of heading 84.71. 497,092 236,208,885

85177000 Parts telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 659,619 196,949,032

84717000 Storage units. 441,969 170,411,056

33030090 Perfumes & toilet waters, n.e.s. 634,946 155,222,803

85362000 Automatic circuit breakers for a voltage not exceeding 1000 volts. 694,806 149,129,441

37079040 Toners. 674,744 138,549,313

TOTAL TOP 10 257,836,632 9,590,060,412

OTHERS 137,684,956 5,523,363,347

GRAND TOTAL 395,521,588 15,113,423,759


 

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SOUTH AFRICA

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

27101121 Engine fuel (excluding plane engine). 81,358,755 153,020,499

Portable digital automatic data processing machines, weighing not more than 10 kg, consisting of at
84713000 78,722 44,037,660
least a central processing unit, a keyboard & a display.

84433990 Other printers, copying machines and facsimile machines, whether or not combined 418,455 35,326,901

75021000 Unwrought nickel, not alloyed. 520,173 28,586,800

24022000 Cigarettes containing tobacco. 355,154 23,794,074

85177000 Parts telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 112,962 19,911,619

71023100 Non-industrial diamonds, unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted, but not mounted or set. 10 13,398,476

85198100 Apparatus using magnetic, optical or semiconductor media 146,921 13,082,946

Carboys, bottles, flasks, jars, pots, phials & other containers, of glass (excluding ampoules, stoppers,
70109000 6,514,410 11,227,015
lids & other closures), of a kind used for the conveyance or packing of goods; preserving jars of glass.
Loudspeakers, without housing, having a frequency range of 300 Hz to 3,4 KHz with a diameter of not
85182910 528,725 10,908,757
exceeding 50mm, for telecommunication use

TOTAL TOP 10 90,034,287 353,294,749

OTHERS 13,486,504 261,657,256

GRAND TOTAL 103,520,791 614,952,004


 

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SOUTH KOREA

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

76011000 Unwrought aluminum, not alloyed. 7,052,783 50,246,586

28042910 Helium. 384,883 32,904,635

Glass beads, imitation pearls, imitation precious or semi-precious stones & similar glass small wares,
70181090 23,658 25,758,142
other than imitation jewellery, n.e.s.

76020000 Aluminum waste & scrap. 3,302,752 17,036,272

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 50,111 5,291,713

85255090 Other transmission apparatus 3,340 2,017,121

88033000 Parts of aero planes or helicopters other than propellers, rotors & under-carriages & parts thereof. 1,280 1,819,876

78011000 Unwrought refined lead. 187,710 1,516,396

74040000 Copper waste & scrap. 95,620 1,455,169

87089900 Parts & accessories of motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05, n.e.s. 49,688 1,413,928

TOTAL TOP 10 11,151,824 139,459,839

OTHERS 710,752 19,606,866

GRAND TOTAL 11,862,576 159,066,705


 

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SWITZERLAND

HS Code Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

71023100 Non-industrial diamonds, unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted, but not mounted or set. 875 873,706,259

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 114 126,877,041

Articles of platinum group metal jewelry (platinum, iridium, osmium, palladium, rhodium &
71131920 63 62,114,918
ruthenium), whether or not plated or clad with precious metal.
Wrist watches, electrically operated, with case of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal,
91011100 2,691 44,444,415
with mechanical display only.

33030090 Perfumes & toilet waters, n.e.s. 61,587 17,698,224

Non-industrial diamonds, excluding those unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted, but not
71023900 4 15,421,085
mounted or set.
Wrist-watches with case of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal, with automatic
91012100 44 7,822,477
winding, not electrically operated.
Paintings, drawings & pastels, executed entirely by hand, other than drawings of heading 49.06 & other
97011000 2,024 7,211,441
than hand-painted or hand-decorated manufactured articles.

84119900 Parts of gas turbines, other than of turbo-jets or turbo-propellers, n.e.s. 16,156 7,206,456

90041000 Sunglasses. 1,727 6,463,024

TOTAL TOP 10 85,285 1,168,965,340

OTHERS 86,503 36,484,906

GRAND TOTAL 171,788 1,205,450,246

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THAILAND

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 106,822 15,677,143

71023100 Non-industrial diamonds, unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted, but not mounted or set. 31 12,881,902

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 21 12,286,251

Non-industrial diamonds, excluding those unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted, but not
71023900 2 9,562,174
mounted or set.
Parts of aero planes or helicopters other than propellers, rotors & under-carriages & parts
88033000 2,276 8,162,889
thereof.

28042910 Helium. 47,600 4,526,829

Rubies, sapphires & emeralds, worked other than simply sawn or roughly shaped, but temporarily
71039100 4 3,896,333
strung for convenience of transport, but not mounted or set.

24022000 Cigarettes containing tobacco. 96,610 3,894,754

Flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm, plated or coated
72123000 1,271,386 3,425,913
with zinc, otherwise than electrolytically.

84119900 Parts of gas turbines, other than of turbo-jets or turbo-propellers, n.e.s. 5,648 3,121,469

TOTAL TOP 10 1,530,399 77,435,656

OTHERS 2,340,601 38,690,945

GRAND TOTAL 3,871,000 116,126,601


 

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USA

HS Code & Description Weight (Kg) Value (AED)

90314990 Other Optical instrument and appliances for measuring 24,908 440,491,428

88033000 Parts of aero planes or helicopters other than propellers, rotors & under-carriages & parts thereof. 22,430 178,610,640

Non-industrial diamonds, excluding those unworked or simply sawn, cleaved or bruted, but not
71023900 43 137,317,449
mounted or set.

84091000 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with aircraft engines. 13,827 106,862,044

84314390 Parts for boring or sinking machinery (excluding drillers) of sub-heading 8430.41 or 8430.49. 1,039,286 99,841,032

84733000 Parts & accessories (other than covers, carrying cases & the like) of the machines of heading 84.71. 42,385 97,870,921

Nails & carpentry nails, of iron or steel, whether or not with heads of other material, but excluding
73170010 36,784,250 84,159,428
such articles with heads of copper.

71103100 Rhodium, unwrought or in powder form. 595 76,925,116

85171200 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks 90,471 72,873,173

71131910 Articles of gold jewelry, whether or not plated or clad with precious metal. 95 49,818,729

TOTAL TOP 10 38,018,290 1,344,769,960

OTHERS 35,864,486 737,306,354

GRAND TOTAL 73,882,775 2,082,076,314


 

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IV. Global Trade Indicators 
Global trade indicators of the relative  importance of  our target countries in world trade are 
depicted by the  table below  .The following conclusions can be drawn: 

1)Top countries by negative trade balance were : USA, UK, India, France & Egypt 

2)Top  countries  by  annual    growth  in  imports  in  2004‐2008  were:  Qatar,  Russia,  Kazkhastan, 
India, Brazil. 

3)Top countries by share in world imports were: USA, Germany, China, Japan, France. 

Table 8 

Value imported in  Trade balance in  Annual growth in 


2008, in USD  2008 in USD  value between  Share in world 
Importers  thousand  thousand  2004‐2008, %  imports, % 

'United States of America  2164834000  ‐864935200  9  13.33 


'Germany  1204209000  261928200 14 7.41 
'China  1132562000  298130900  19  6.97 
'Japan  762534000  18878210  13  4.69 
'France  695004300  ‐100499300  13  4.28 

'United Kingdom  631803800  ‐176208000  8  3.89 


'Italy  553962200  ‐16886720  12  3.41 

'Republic of Korea  435271400  ‐13267900  18  2.68 


'Canada  408278000  47437060  10  2.51 
'India  315712100  ‐133851200 32 1.94 

'Russian Federation  267051200  200942700  38  1.64 


'Australia  191583900  ‐4730896  16  1.18 
'Switzerland  183515500  17099230  12  1.13 
'Thailand  178613100  ‐2705184  16  1.1 
'Brazil  173196600  24745810  29  1.07 
'Indonesia  129244000  7776368  26  0.8 
'Saudi Arabia  98113550  224822500  24  0.6 
'South Africa  87593070  ‐13627530  17  0.54 
'Chile  58173220  10911740 25 0.36 
'Argentina  57422090  12598460  26  0.35 
'Egypt  52752140  ‐26528380  0.32 
'Pakistan  42326570  ‐22047520  22  0.26 
'Morocco  42321960  ‐22016270  24  0.26 
'Kazakhstan  37815370  33356580  33  0.23 
'Qatar  27900040  27012020  48  0.17 
'Oman  22924680  14794460  28  0.14 

 
V. Market Growth Indicators 
The table below has been compiled from Econmist Intelligence Unit  data. 

As  we  see  the  top  countries  by  by  projected    average  economic  growth  2010  2014 
are:Qatar,China,India,Indonesia,Egypt,Brazil  ,and  by  poulation    projections  2010‐2014  are: 
China,India,USA,Indonesia,Brazil . 

Likely new priority markets for Dubai: Qatar, Egypt, Brazil, Kazkhstan, Russia 

Table 9: Real GDP 

Country  Average Growth 2010-2014 Average Population 2010-2014


Qatar  10.22  1.92 
China  8.48  1352.132 
India  7.96  1219.972 
Indonesia  6  248.174 
Egypt  5.7  87.94 
Brazil  4.94  201.7 
Kuwait  4.78  3.94 
Bahrain  4.78  1.3 
Kazakhstan  4.56  16.4846 
Thailand  4.52  68.75 
South Korea  4.32  49.78 
Russia  4.24  140.072 
Pakistan  4.16  193.84 
Saudi Arabia  3.68  27.3678 
South Africa  3.6  48.78 
Argentina  3.5  41 
Australia  2.8  22.072 
Canada  2.4  34.656 

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UAS  2.16  315.18 
Germany  1.72  83.064 
France  1.66  63.528 
Switzerland  1.38  7.9 
Japan  1.14  126.06 
United Kingdom  1.14  63.072 
Italy  0.92  60.376 
Source: Economist Intelligence Unit 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Section 3:  Business Indicators 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Doing  Business Competitiveness  Indicators 
Trading Across Borders (UAE)

• DB10 rank:5
• DB09 rank:13
• Change in rank:+8
The overall rank in Trade Across Borders improved from 13 in 2009 to 5 in 2010 out of 183.
The costs and procedures involved in importing and exporting a standardized shipment of goods
are detailed under this topic. Every official procedure involved is recorded - starting from the
final contractual agreement between the two parties, and ending with the delivery of the goods.
The table below depicts UAE ranks in Trading Across Borders compared with MENA and
OECD.UAE performance in all indicators was excellent

Table 10

United Arab Middle East &


Indicator OECD Average
Emirates North Africa

Documents to export (number) 4 6.4 4.3

Time to export (days) 8 22.5 10.5

Cost to export (US$ per


593 1,034.8 1,089.7
container)

Documents to import (number) 5 7.4 4.9

Time to import (days) 9 25.9 11.0

Cost to import (US$ per 1,145


579 1,221.7
container) INDICATOR RANK/1

Source: Doing Business Report 

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Global Competitiveness (UAE)

Bigger  market  size  allows  companies  to  work  at  economy  of  scale,  thereby  increasing 
productivity and lowering cost of production. 

Export markets are considered as a substitute of domestic market, thus market size indicator is 
also an indicator of the export drive. 

UAE ranks in Market Size and Good Market Efficiency according to the Global Competitiveness 
Report (2009‐2010) are shown by the table below. 

The rank of UAE in Market Efficiency is excellent and in Market Size is reasonable, scores also 
reflects this conclusion. 

Table 11 

Indicator Rank/133 Economies Score1-7

Market size 54 4.2

Goods Market Efficiency 10 5.2


Global Competitiveness Report (2009‐2010) 

Foreign Market Index and Burden of Custom Procedures are both indicators of the efficiency of 
export and export growth. The scores in these indicators are good, though foreign market size 
requires more improvement. 

Table 12 

Indicator Rank/133 Economies 

Domestic Market Size  56

Foreign market size index  35

Burden of customs procedures 3

Global Competitiveness Report (2009‐2010) 

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